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Dial House

A Grade II Listed Building in Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8576 / 54°51'27"N

Longitude: -1.4745 / 1°28'28"W

OS Eastings: 433831

OS Northings: 551545

OS Grid: NZ338515

Mapcode National: GBR LD48.KH

Mapcode Global: WHD5J.B52G

Plus Code: 9C6WVG5G+25

Entry Name: Dial House

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303196

Location: Copt Hill, Sunderland, DH4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Copt Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Houghton-le-Spring

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newbottle

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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FRONT STREET (north side)
No. 24 (Dial House)


House. Late C17/early C.18. Coursed limestone rubble; pantile roof. Two storeys, three sash windows with projecting stone cills and flat stone lintels; oblong fanlight over door in first bay. Sundial between first and second first floor windows. Steeply pitched double-span roof half hipped at left rear; two massive end chimney stacks on front range, the right one square.

Interior: closed string well staircase has three fat graduated barley-sugar balusters to two treads, supporting a wide flat handrail; square-topped newel posts. Roof said to have pegged trusses and through purlins.

Listing NGR: NZ3383151545

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