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2, Whitewell Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryton, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9761 / 54°58'33"N

Longitude: -1.7613 / 1°45'40"W

OS Eastings: 415378

OS Northings: 564634

OS Grid: NZ153646

Mapcode National: GBR JB4X.H0

Mapcode Global: WHC3N.X6G3

Entry Name: 2, Whitewell Lane

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303868

Location: Gateshead, NE40

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryton, Crookhill and Stella

Built-Up Area: Ryton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Ryton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1564 NW

No. 2

(Formerly listed as Including former No 2A)


House. Dated 1669 RSK on quoin at left. Sandstone rubble with large
irregular quoins; low-pitched roof of Welsh slate with flat gable coping.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Central door in deeply-chamfered projecting stone
surround with flattened Tudor arch and low pointed top. All windows, sashes
with glazing bars, have flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills;
narrower window above door. 2 end brick chimneys. Interior: fat turned
balusters and wide flat handrail to closed-string stair; shutters to some
windows. Main room has moulded 3-centred arch to large stone chimney-piece,
with scroll-stopped chamfers, inscribed 16 RSK82. Historical note:
Robert Surtees, great grandfather of the historian of Durham, occupied this
house in the C17. (W. Bourn, Ryton Parish, Carlisle 1896).

Listing NGR: NZ1537864634

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