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St Mary's Building of the University of Sunderland

A Grade II Listed Building in Millfield, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9045 / 54°54'16"N

Longitude: -1.3903 / 1°23'25"W

OS Eastings: 439189

OS Northings: 556807

OS Grid: NZ391568

Mapcode National: GBR VBF.HP

Mapcode Global: WHD55.MZ4K

Entry Name: St Mary's Building of the University of Sunderland

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391494

Location: Sunderland, SR1

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Millfield

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Millfield St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ3956NW HIND STREET
920-1/19/114 (West side)
10/11/78 St Mary's Building of the University
of Sunderland
GV II
(Formerly Listed as St Mary's Building of Sunderland Polytechnic)
(Formerly Listed as:HIND STREET (West side) St Mary's School)

Shown on O.S. as St Mary's School.
Originally infirmary; Primitive Methodist College until c1880;
later St Mary's Roman Catholic school; in use as a polytechnic
building at the time of listing. 1822-3. By Ignatius Bonomi.
Pediments added c1900.
Brick in garden wall bond (5 and 1) with painted ashlar
plinth, rusticated quoins and dressings; graduated Welsh slate
roof. Right return and rear limestone rubble. C20 small rear
brick additions.
2 storeys, 2:5:2 windows, the end pairs projecting under later
pediments. Wedge stone lintels and projecting stone sills to
tall windows, now with 3 pivoting 6-pane lights; keyed
architraves to round windows in pediments. Moulded eaves
cornice. Central painted stone panel, inscription lost, on
first floor. Low-pitched H-plan roof has inserted ventilators.
Left return has 3 windows; steps up to central door in plain
doorcase. Right return has C20 door.
(Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914.: Newcastle
upon Tyne: 1983-: 27; Potts G).


Listing NGR: NZ3918956806

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

Description


SUNDERLAND

NZ3956NW HIND STREET
920-1/19/114 (West side)
10/11/78 St Mary's Building of the University
of Sunderland
GV II
(Formerly Listed as St Mary's Building of Sunderland Polytechnic)
(Formerly Listed as:HIND STREET (West side) St Mary's School)

Shown on O.S. as St Mary's School.
Originally infirmary; Primitive Methodist College until c1880;
later St Mary's Roman Catholic school; in use as a polytechnic
building at the time of listing. 1822-3. By Ignatius Bonomi.
Pediments added c1900.
Brick in garden wall bond (5 and 1) with painted ashlar
plinth, rusticated quoins and dressings; graduated Welsh slate
roof. Right return and rear limestone rubble. C20 small rear
brick additions.
2 storeys, 2:5:2 windows, the end pairs projecting under later
pediments. Wedge stone lintels and projecting stone sills to
tall windows, now with 3 pivoting 6-pane lights; keyed
architraves to round windows in pediments. Moulded eaves
cornice. Central painted stone panel, inscription lost, on
first floor. Low-pitched H-plan roof has inserted ventilators.
Left return has 3 windows; steps up to central door in plain
doorcase. Right return has C20 door.
(Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914.: Newcastle
upon Tyne: 1983-: 27; Potts G).


Listing NGR: NZ3918956806

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