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Douro Terrace Including Douro House (No. 7) with Steps and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in St Michael's, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8995 / 54°53'58"N

Longitude: -1.3818 / 1°22'54"W

OS Eastings: 439741

OS Northings: 556263

OS Grid: NZ397562

Mapcode National: GBR VCQ.1N

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.R35S

Entry Name: Douro Terrace Including Douro House (No. 7) with Steps and Railings

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279553

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391396

Location: Sunderland, SR2

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's

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


BURDON ROAD (West side)
Nos 3-7 (cons) Douro Terrace incl. Douro House (No.7) with steps and railings

(Formerly Listed as: BURDON ROAD (West side) Douro Terrace (Nos. 3-7 consec.))


Terrace of houses, most now offices, with steps and railings in front. c1854.
By GA Middlemiss. For RJ Moore. Garden wall bond brick (5 and
1) with painted ashlar basement and ashlar and stucco
dressings; Welsh slate roof except for synthetic slates in
imitation of Welsh slate on No.4 and 5 houses, each basement
and 2 storeys, most 3 windows, No.3 with 2 windows. No.7 has 3
windows on left return. Basement has banded rustication. Nos
3, 4 and 5 have doors at left in heavy Doric doorcases with
engaged fluted columns supporting entablatures with triglyph
frieze, and bow windows at right through basement and ground
floor. First-floor sashes have sill band and horizontal
glazing bars under wedge-shaped stuccoed lintels. No.6 has
ground floor altered with windows inserted under lintels of
end-on headers. No.7 has later square bay on ground floor, and
first-floor sashes with vertical glazing bars, architraves and
cornices. Eaves frieze and cornice, dentilled to No.6, below
low pitched roof with ridge chimneys. Gabled dormers inserted
in Nos 3 and 4, the latter with four round-arched lights. Left
return of No.7 has ground floor continuing from basement of
main terrace, with central Tuscan porch with keyed arches,
tripartite square and canted bay windows, and 2 segment headed
dormers. Bull-nosed steps to Nos 3 and 5, renewed to No.4,
with cast-iron balustrades to Nos 3 and 4.
(Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River Town and People:
Sunderland: 1988-: 60-61; Buildings of England: Pevsner;
revised Williamson: County Durham: Harmondsworth: 1983-: 460).

Listing NGR: NZ3974156263

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

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