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Custom House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hendon, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9073 / 54°54'26"N

Longitude: -1.3787 / 1°22'43"W

OS Eastings: 439933

OS Northings: 557131

OS Grid: NZ399571

Mapcode National: GBR VD5.B1

Mapcode Global: WHD55.SXNC

Entry Name: Custom House

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391648

Location: Sunderland, SR1

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Hendon

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Hendon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ3957SE WEST SUNNISIDE
920-1/18/239 (East side)
Custom House

II

Custom House. c1900. Ashlar with pink granite door surround;
roof of graduated Lakeland slate with stone gable copings. 2
storeys and attic, 3 windows. 6-panelled double door in
set-back bay at left in granite architrave under panelled
frieze with cornice on scroll brackets; painted carved Royal
Arms above. At right, gabled projection with slightly
projecting central panel containing wide ground floor
mullioned and transomed window, in keyed round-arched
rusticated architrave. Strings at first floor level and sills
of first-floor 2-light mullion and transom windows, paired in
gabled projection and framed by Tuscan pilasters; eaves gutter
cornice. Similar paired windows in oriel of pedimented gable
have scroll brackets to pilasters with entablature and
cornice, and gable copings have pediments at base and at
cornice of attic windows, the lower segmental and the upper
with tall moulded finials. Steeply-pitched roof has 4-pane
sash in tall pedimented dormer over entrance bay and tall
paired ashlar chimneys rising from parapet of right return,
which has gabled second bay in plainer style than front gable.


Listing NGR: NZ3993357130

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Description


SUNDERLAND

NZ3957SE WEST SUNNISIDE
920-1/18/239 (East side)
Custom House

II

Custom House. c1900. Ashlar with pink granite door surround;
roof of graduated Lakeland slate with stone gable copings. 2
storeys and attic, 3 windows. 6-panelled double door in
set-back bay at left in granite architrave under panelled
frieze with cornice on scroll brackets; painted carved Royal
Arms above. At right, gabled projection with slightly
projecting central panel containing wide ground floor
mullioned and transomed window, in keyed round-arched
rusticated architrave. Strings at first floor level and sills
of first-floor 2-light mullion and transom windows, paired in
gabled projection and framed by Tuscan pilasters; eaves gutter
cornice. Similar paired windows in oriel of pedimented gable
have scroll brackets to pilasters with entablature and
cornice, and gable copings have pediments at base and at
cornice of attic windows, the lower segmental and the upper
with tall moulded finials. Steeply-pitched roof has 4-pane
sash in tall pedimented dormer over entrance bay and tall
paired ashlar chimneys rising from parapet of right return,
which has gabled second bay in plainer style than front gable.


Listing NGR: NZ3993357130

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