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Wheatsheaf Hotel Public House

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

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Wheatsheaf Hotel Public House

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391556

Location: Sunderland, SR6

County: Sunderland

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

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ3957 ROKER AVENUE
920-1/11/178 (South side)
10/11/78 No.207
Wheatsheaf Hotel Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
ROKER AVENUE
(South side)
The Wheatsheaf Hotel)

II

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

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