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Houghton Hall young Mens Christian Association

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

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Latitude: 54.842 / 54°50'31"N

Longitude: -1.4653 / 1°27'55"W

OS Eastings: 434436

OS Northings: 549814

OS Grid: NZ344498

Mapcode National: GBR LD6G.K2

Mapcode Global: WHD5J.GKGF

Plus Code: 9C6WRGRM+QV

Entry Name: Houghton Hall young Mens Christian Association

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Last Amended: 15 July 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303202

Location: Copt Hill, Sunderland, DH5

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Copt Hill

Built-Up Area: Houghton-le-Spring

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Houghton-le-Spring

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Houghton le Spring


7/46 Houghton-le-Spring
Houghton all (Y.M.C.A.)
(formerly listed as Houghton
26.4.50 Hall or Old Hall House under
G.V. Church Street)


Manor house, now club. Early C17. Limestone rubble with sandstone dressings.
Nearly square plan. 3 storeys, 4 windows and 3 in returns. Ground and first
floor windows 4-light, second floor 3-light, mullioned, in chamfered surrounds
under label moulds. Door in third bay in flattened Tudor arch and chamfered
surround with lozenge stops; high triangular panel over surround contains
almond-shaped window. Similar doors in returns have moulding defining the
pediment. Stone quoins and renewed ashlar parapet. Interior: main room ground
floor has arcaded panelling, cornice, pilastered chimney piece. Architraves
throughout; well stair balusters enclosed in hardboard, broad ramped handrail
and square newel posts. Plaster: motifs of fleur-de-lis and rose on stair wall;
rinceau frieze in principal 2nd floor room; highly decorated coved stair-well
ceiling with sunburst centre panel. Source: Mackenzie and Ross View of the
County Palatine of Durham; Newcastle 1834; p.354.

Listing NGR: NZ3443649814

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