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Gates, Piers and Railings to South of Monkwearmouth College Swan Street Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwick, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9197 / 54°55'10"N

Longitude: -1.3913 / 1°23'28"W

OS Eastings: 439115

OS Northings: 558502

OS Grid: NZ391585

Mapcode National: GBR VB9.0P

Mapcode Global: WHD55.LLPV

Entry Name: Gates, Piers and Railings to South of Monkwearmouth College Swan Street Centre

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391607

Location: Sunderland, SR5

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Southwick

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Wearside

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ35NE SWAN STREET, Southwick
920-1/4/290 (North side)
Gates, piers and railings to south
of Monkwearmouth College Swan Street
Centre

II

Gates, gate piers, and railings to grammar school, now
tertiary college. c1925. Brick piers with painted concrete
dressings; wrought-iron gates and railings. 4 square piers
form vehicle and pedestrian entrances at centre of building: 2
central piers have plinths, top bands high corniced stepped
coping; a corniced beam links bands with corniced coping of
slightly lower outer square piers, also with plinths. Central
double and side single gates of square-section iron have
spiral finials to principals, central diagonal bracing framed
by double bars in upper sections, central double bars on
lower, with circles at intervals along top, central and bottom
horizontal bands. Spike-headed railings have panels of similar
pattern at intervals and are set in panels on low
segmental-headed wall.


Listing NGR: NZ3911558501

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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