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Burdon House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Michael's, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.9042 / 54°54'14"N

Longitude: -1.3814 / 1°22'52"W

OS Eastings: 439765

OS Northings: 556779

OS Grid: NZ397567

Mapcode National: GBR VCS.4S

Mapcode Global: WHD55.RZDS

Plus Code: 9C6WWJ39+MF

Entry Name: Burdon House

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391395

Location: St. Michael's, Sunderland, SR1

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Millfield St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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920-1/20/23 (West side)
Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)
Burdon House


Shops and offices. 1916. For North Eastern Railway. Ashlar;
roof not visible; ashlar chimneys. 3 storeys, 10x3 windows.
Rusticated ground floor has pilasters framing door in 9th bay
under high overlight, in round-headed surround with hollow
reveals, and supporting shop entablature with fascia name
boards. Giant pilasters to upper floors rest on moulded
brackets and frame pairs of sashes, the lower in architraves,
the upper with keyed segmental-headed architraves on moulded
sills with plain rectangular aprons. Top entablature with
dentilled cornice supports balustraded roof parapet.
Low-pitched roof has corniced end ashlar chimneys. Right
return similar. Left return has central 3-light mullioned and
transomed windows flanked by 2-storey shallow bow tripartite
(Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914: Newcastle:
1983-: 19; Sinclair NT: Railways of Sunderland: Newcastle upon
Tyne: 1986-: 22).

Listing NGR: NZ3976556778

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