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The Tramcar Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwick, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9196 / 54°55'10"N

Longitude: -1.4036 / 1°24'12"W

OS Eastings: 438328

OS Northings: 558479

OS Grid: NZ383584

Mapcode National: GBR V8G.9C

Mapcode Global: WHD55.DLWY

Entry Name: The Tramcar Inn

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279874

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391612

Location: Sunderland, SR5

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Southwick

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Wearside

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ3858 THE GREEN, Southwick
920-1/8/291 (South side)
10/11/78 No.51
The Tramcar Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
THE GREEN, Southwick
The Tram Car Inn)

GV II

Public house. 1906. By HTD Hedley. Glazed brown and yellow
tile ground floor, bright red brick of varying tones above
with sandstone ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone
gable copings. Returns white glazed brick. Gable to street has
two storeys and attic, one wide window. Exuberant Jacobean
style. Ground floor has doors flanking 3 windows, in arcade
with attached plain Corinthian columns on high plinths forming
doorcases; panelled plinth below windows; keyed round heads
with low-relief cartouches and foliage in spandrels.
Entablature has pulvinated frieze with Art Nouveau TRAM CAR
INN in low-relief letters; broken pediments over doors. Left
door blocked, right panelled with plain overlight. First floor
mullion and transom 5-light window has irregular block jambs
to flush stone surround; similar style 3-light mullion window
above rises into shaped gable with ball-and-cushion finial.
Roof drainage holes below feet of gable with cast-iron
drainpipes. Late C20 signboards WHITBREAD and TRAMCAR INN
attached to front.
(Gibson P: Southwick: Sunderland: 1986-: 25).


Listing NGR: NZ3832858479

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

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