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Websters Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Millfield, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9137 / 54°54'49"N

Longitude: -1.4015 / 1°24'5"W

OS Eastings: 438467

OS Northings: 557829

OS Grid: NZ384578

Mapcode National: GBR V8R.PT

Mapcode Global: WHD55.FRVG

Plus Code: 9C6WWH7X+FC

Entry Name: Websters Public House

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391561

Location: Sunderland, SR4

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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Description


SUNDERLAND

NZ3857 ROPERY ROAD
920-1/10/184 (North side (off))
10/11/78 Websters Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
ROPERY ROAD
West building of Websters' Rope
Works (Plot 9 Deptford))

GV II

Secondary building of ropeworks; now public house. Early C19;
restored c1985 by Sunderland Borough Council. Roughly squared
rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone
gable copings. 2 storeys, 6 windows. Keyed plain stone
surround and renewed wrought-iron gates to round-headed
archway in second bay. Flat stone lintels, alternate-block
jambs and projecting stone sills to renewed windows with
glazing bars. Roof has end gable copings. Right, west, corner
rounded on ground floor below corbelling. Right return has
diagonal brick buttress on stone plinth. Rear built into
hillside.
An additional building for the Webster's Ropery (qv)
established c1793 for the world's first mechanical rope-making
process.
(Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River, Town and People:
Sunderland: 1988-: 29; In Trust: 2 June 1976: Newcastle upon
Tyne).


Listing NGR: NZ3846757829

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