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Latitude: 54.9065 / 54°54'23"N
Longitude: -1.3671 / 1°22'1"W
OS Eastings: 440680
OS Northings: 557051
OS Grid: NZ406570
Mapcode National: GBR VFX.5N
Mapcode Global: WHD55.ZX5Y
Entry Name: Sunderland East Community Centre, Former Sunderland Orphanage
Listing Date: 17 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207104
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391519
Location: Sunderland, SR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Hendon
Built-Up Area: Sunderland
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Hendon
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ4057 MOOR TERRACE
920-1/12/141 (North East side)
Sunderland East Community Centre,
former Sunderland Orphanage
Formerly known as: Sunderland Orphanage MOOR TERRACE.
Boys' orphanage, now community centre. 1858. By Childs and
Lucas, construction supervised by Thomas Moore. Brick with
ashlar plinth and dressings, Welsh slate roof. Irregular plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3-stage tower. 4:2:1:3 windows. All
surrounds stone. Tower projects with 2 windows and has open
porch with steps to paired keyed arches with impost string,
roundel in soffit, first floor sill string to 4-pane sashes
with segment heads to keyed lugged architraves. Impost string
to third stage triple lights with keyed round heads, eaves
band and bracketed cornice, low-pitched pyramidal roof,
returns have single arch, one lugged window, and paired
round-headed windows. 4 bays to left of tower have keyed round
heads on impost string to ground floor sashes, plain below and
with radiating glazing bars above, with projecting stone
sills. First-floor sashes with vertical glazing bars have
lugged architraves and segmental heads with long keystones.
Modillioned eaves entablature. To right of tower one wide bay
has renewed wide ground-floor window below bracketed cornice,
perhaps former balcony, and lugged surround to first-floor
stone-mullion 2-light window with renewed glazing. 3 right
bays set back with windows similar to 4 left bays on ground
floor, and on first floor single and paired windows with
renewed glazing in stone surrounds. Hipped roofs with ashlar
corniced ridge chimneys.
(Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River, Town and People:
Sunderland: 1988-: 162).
Listing NGR: NZ4068057051
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