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Tunstall Hope Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Silksworth, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8815 / 54°52'53"N

Longitude: -1.3952 / 1°23'42"W

OS Eastings: 438903

OS Northings: 554253

OS Grid: NZ389542

Mapcode National: GBR V9Q.HX

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.JKVL

Plus Code: 9C6WVJJ3+JW

Entry Name: Tunstall Hope Lodge

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207144

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391628

Location: Silksworth, Sunderland, SR3

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Silksworth

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Silksworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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920-1/6/295 (West side)
Tunstall Hope Lodge


Small villa, possibly lodge to former Tunstall Hills
racecourse. c1840. Render with painted ashlar dressings; roof
of graduated Lakeland slates with painted chimney. Classical
style. One storey, 2x2 windows and lower rear wing with later
extension. Side steps up to central Tuscan porch which has
pronounced entasis to columns and pilasters with simplified
upright acanthus leaves on necking; entablature has low-relief
swags on frieze; 6-panelled door; segmental cellar arch in
porch base. High plinth, reducing as land rises to rear,
supports wide angle pilasters with banded rustication; renewed
fixed lights with glazing bars have plain stone surrounds
which rise from plinth, forming aprons. Top entablature.
Low-pitched hipped roof has 2 round-headed dormers at front,
and similar pair at rear, with plain casements; central wide
square chimnay has pilasters and cornice, and tapered square
corniced pots.

Listing NGR: NZ3890354253

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