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Westburn House (St Anthony's Secondary School)

A Grade II Listed Building in Millfield, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8998 / 54°53'59"N

Longitude: -1.392 / 1°23'31"W

OS Eastings: 439090

OS Northings: 556288

OS Grid: NZ390562

Mapcode National: GBR VB6.CS

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.L3CK

Entry Name: Westburn House (St Anthony's Secondary School)

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391622

Location: Sunderland, SR2

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Millfield

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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Listing Text


920-1/21/221 (South side (off))
Westburn House (St Anthony's
Secondary School)


House, now school. Mid C19. Horizontally-tooled ashlar with
ashlar plinth and dressings; roof graduated Lakeland slate
with ashlar chimneys and cast-iron crestings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement, 3x3 windows. Central porch
has angle pilasters and cornice; half-glazed door, overlight
and sidelights, and two windows in returns, all with glazing
bars and panelled aprons. Sashes with glazing bars on both
floors have shaped aprons to projecting stone sills; and
rusticated voussoirs, the central larger. Basement light at
right only. Giant pilasters at corners and framing central bay
on left return are linked by floor string and wide eaves
cornice with dentils and modillions. Hipped roof has side
consoles to 2 front dormers with hipped roofs and slate-hung
sides, and one similar dormer on returns; tall corniced ashlar
chimneys at right end and at left of ridge have tapered square
yellow pots; ornate ridge cresting.
INTERIOR shows C18 style dogleg stair of 4 flights with
decorated tread ends, grip handrail wreathed at foot, carved
turned baulsters, and moulded dado. Fire screens inserted on
landings. 6-panelled doors in architraves; strapwork ceiling
in left rear ground-floor room.

Listing NGR: NZ3909056288

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

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