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Latitude: 54.9146 / 54°54'52"N
Longitude: -1.3821 / 1°22'55"W
OS Eastings: 439709
OS Northings: 557939
OS Grid: NZ397579
Mapcode National: GBR VCN.FR
Mapcode Global: WHD55.RQ2S
Plus Code: 9C6WWJ79+R5
Entry Name: Wheatsheaf Hotel Public House
Listing Date: 10 November 1978
Last Amended: 17 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1279904
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391556
Location: Sunderland, SR6
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's
Built-Up Area: Sunderland
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Monkwearmouth Team Ministry
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ3957 ROKER AVENUE
920-1/11/178 (South side)
Wheatsheaf Hotel Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
The Wheatsheaf Hotel)
Public house. 1897-8. By S Oswald & Son. For Bell & Taylor.
Sandstone ashlar with granite plinth and door architraves;
roof of graduated slates with ashlar chimneys. Roughly
triangular plan, the W side rounded; classical style.
3 storeys; 4 windows to Roker Avenue, 6 on rounded corner, one
wider on Thomas Street North. Rusticated ground floor has
doors in 2nd and 6th bays of curved section and in 3rd bay on
Roker Avenue; these are 6-panelled, with plain overlights, in
granite architraves with scroll brackets supporting segmental
pediment hoods. Ground-floor windows are fixed lights with
some opening transom lights, and rusticated voussoirs with
triple keys rising through frieze to cornice of ground-floor
entablature. Upper floors have bays defined by rusticated
pilasters with Ionic capitals supporting big dentilled
entablature with WHEAT SHEAF HOTEL incised on frieze in
well-cut letters. Sash windows have upper glazing bars, in
architraves, those on first floor corniced, with ogee
pediments to those above doors and in bay between doors on
curve; blind bays on second floor above doors in curve have
low-relief carved wheatsheaf. Roof has curved hip over curved
end; 3 tall corniced ashlar chimneys.
An important building at the junction of 6 roads.
(Pearson L F: The Northumbrian Pub an Architectural History:
Warkworth: 1989-: 98-9).
Listing NGR: NZ3970957939
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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