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Numbers 17-23 and Attached Steps and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Hendon, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9033 / 54°54'12"N

Longitude: -1.3765 / 1°22'35"W

OS Eastings: 440077

OS Northings: 556690

OS Grid: NZ400566

Mapcode National: GBR VDH.F2

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.T0PV

Entry Name: Numbers 17-23 and Attached Steps and Railings

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391532

Location: Sunderland, SR1

County: Sunderland

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

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ4056 MURTON STREET
920-1/14/154 (South side)
10/11/78 Nos.17-23 (Consecutive)
and attached steps and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
MURTON STREET
(North side)
Nos.17 TO 22 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 7 houses, most now offices, with steps and
railings. c1840 except for No.23, c1850. English garden wall
bond brick (5 and one), No.23 painted brick, painted ashlar
dressings. Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. Stone steps,
some renewed, and wrought-iron step balustrades, some renewed.
Most 2 storeys and basement, No.18 with 3 storeys. No.23
basement area blocked. 3 windows each house except 2 to No.
17. Steps up at left of each house to 6-panelled doors,
renewed to Nos 21 and 22, in surrounds of pilasters and
entablature, with Greek key decoration to Nos 17, 19, 20 and
22; surround removed from No.21. Wedge stone lintels and
projecting stone sills to windows, sashes with some glazing
bars to No.20, all glazing bars No.23, others renewed sashes
or casements. No.17 has canted bay window through basement and
2 storeys. No.18: basement opening with boarded shutters;
third storey added. Canted dormers with hipped roofs and
slate-hung sides to Nos 17 and 22, small gabled dormer to No.
21 and No.19, small square headed dormer to No.23. Some
transverse ridge chimneys.
No.23 has wrought-iron step handrails and about one metre
length of spike-headed garden railings running forward from
steps.


Listing NGR: NZ4007756690

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