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Pithead Baths (Premises of Elemore Auto Parts Limited) and Wall and Railings in Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Hetton, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8042 / 54°48'15"N

Longitude: -1.4454 / 1°26'43"W

OS Eastings: 435750

OS Northings: 545618

OS Grid: NZ357456

Mapcode National: GBR LDBW.WM

Mapcode Global: WHD5Q.RHXX

Plus Code: 9C6WRH33+MV

Entry Name: Pithead Baths (Premises of Elemore Auto Parts Limited) and Wall and Railings in Front

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303167

Location: Hetton, Sunderland, DH5

County: Sunderland

Civil Parish: Hetton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Hetton-Lyons with Eppleton St Michael and St Nicholas,

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

Pithead baths (premises of
Elemore Auto Parts Limited) and
Wall and railings in front.


Colliery baths, now workshops. 1933 by R.A. Frizell for the Welfare Committee.
Brick. Style : Dutch school. 2-storey block around central water tower, with one-
storey porch and offices on south and east. Elevation to street: full height
blind bay at left; central one-storey porch containing concrete architrave to
boarded double door flanked by narrow windows with wrought iron grilles; set
back above door is a tall tripartite stair window having brick mullions and
metal glazing bars; a similar window in right return to stair; set back at
right is a full-height bay containing vehicle entrance on rollers. 7 recessed
brick courses form decorative band at first floor level and on tower; soldier
courses at windows hide steel lintels; parapets of soldier courses or of bonded
vertical courses. Interior : stainless steel balustrades to 2 original stair-
cases; some ceramic tiled shower compartments with integral towel hooks survive.
Wall and railings in front : goemetric pattern wrought iron railings on low
brick wall with curved brick coping along street, canted at corner, and partly
on right return. Historical note : the only remaining building of Elemore

Listing NGR: NZ3575045618

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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