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Latitude: 54.9048 / 54°54'17"N
Longitude: -1.4557 / 1°27'20"W
OS Eastings: 434999
OS Northings: 556806
OS Grid: NZ349568
Mapcode National: GBR V0N.HP
Mapcode Global: WHD54.MZ0B
Entry Name: The Golden Lion Public House
Listing Date: 10 November 1978
Last Amended: 17 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207087
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391475
Location: Sunderland, SR4
Electoral Ward/Division: St Anne's
Built-Up Area: Sunderland
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: South Hylton
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ35NW HIGH STREET, South Hylton
920-1/3/281 (North side (off))
10/11/78 The Golden Lion Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
RIVERSIDE, South Hylton
The Golden Lion Public House)
Public house. c1910. Bright red brick ground floor, with
faience plinth and ashlar dressings; painted render first
floor with painted ashlar dressings; front range roof of plain
tiles, rear ranges grey tiles. U-plan with 2 rear wings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 windows, the left in canted corner.
Central half-glazed double door in early C18 re-used
bolection-moulded stone surround with side scrolls to corniced
panel under scrolled pediment; initials I H D, for John and
Dorothy Hilton, and date 1705; in open pediment, arms of
Hilton impaling Musgrave with mask in corniced finial. Said to
have come from C18 N wing of Hylton Castle (qv). First floor
string. Raised stone surrounds, stone projecting sills,
mullions and cornices, and renewed glazing to ground-floor
windows and sashes on first floor, paired in left canted
corner, flanking door and above door, and in right bay, under
front gable, a ground-floor canted bay and paired windows
above. Roof, hipped over left canted corner, and with ridge
from front right gable, has deep bracketed eaves. Roofs of
rear parallel wings have higher eaves than front range.
Battered rendered ridge chimney with ashlar cornice.
INTERIOR has been refurbished.
Listing NGR: NZ3499956806
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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