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Terrace Walls and Piers to Ashburne House

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

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Latitude: 54.895 / 54°53'42"N

Longitude: -1.3801 / 1°22'48"W

OS Eastings: 439858

OS Northings: 555765

OS Grid: NZ398557

Mapcode National: GBR VCZ.03

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.S707

Plus Code: 9C6WVJW9+2X

Entry Name: Terrace Walls and Piers to Ashburne House

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207122

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391564

Location: St. Michael's, Sunderland, SR2

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: Bishopwearmouth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Terrace walls and piers to Ashburne


Terrace walls and piers to Ashburne House (qv). Probably c1860
for Backhouse family. Ashlar. Low walls with chamfered coping
enclose terrace to S of Ashburne House, beginning at steps on
W which lead to former grounds, now Backhouse Park (a public
park), continuing along S wall of terrace and returning along
E as far as steps to Ryhope Road. At centre of S the terrace
projects to form a platform overlooking the grounds. At each
angle of the wall there is a panelled square pier with plinth
and cornice.

Listing NGR: NZ3985855764

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