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Central Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Hendon, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9073 / 54°54'26"N

Longitude: -1.3792 / 1°22'45"W

OS Eastings: 439898

OS Northings: 557134

OS Grid: NZ398571

Mapcode National: GBR VD3.57

Mapcode Global: WHD55.SXDB

Entry Name: Central Buildings

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391647

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
920-1/18/238 (West side)
Central Buildings

GV II

Offices. c1900. Ashlar; Welsh slate roof with stone gable
coping. 3 storeys and basement, 9 windows. Double doors, each
6-panelled, and semicircular overlight below 3rd and 4th
windows in doorcase of keyed architrave in frame of fluted
pilasters and scrolled pediment rising between first-floor
windows. Secondary 6-panelled door in first bay with block
rustication to lower part of Tuscan engaged columns supporting
entablature with pulvinated frieze and segmental pediment.
Plain sashes, except for wide window in two right end
ground-floor bays, in plain reveals with sill strings; triple
keystones on ground floor, top floor with enablature with
CENTRAL BUILDINGS incised in frieze below prominent eaves
gutter cornice; shaped gable over 3 right bays contains paired
windows between pilasters with monogram in pedimented
aedicule; balustrade from gable to left end.


Listing NGR: NZ3989857134

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

Description


SUNDERLAND

NZ3957SE WEST SUNNISIDE
920-1/18/238 (West side)
Central Buildings

GV II

Offices. c1900. Ashlar; Welsh slate roof with stone gable
coping. 3 storeys and basement, 9 windows. Double doors, each
6-panelled, and semicircular overlight below 3rd and 4th
windows in doorcase of keyed architrave in frame of fluted
pilasters and scrolled pediment rising between first-floor
windows. Secondary 6-panelled door in first bay with block
rustication to lower part of Tuscan engaged columns supporting
entablature with pulvinated frieze and segmental pediment.
Plain sashes, except for wide window in two right end
ground-floor bays, in plain reveals with sill strings; triple
keystones on ground floor, top floor with enablature with
CENTRAL BUILDINGS incised in frieze below prominent eaves
gutter cornice; shaped gable over 3 right bays contains paired
windows between pilasters with monogram in pedimented
aedicule; balustrade from gable to left end.


Listing NGR: NZ3989857134

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