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West Lodge, Tunstall School (Senior Section) with Attached Garden Wall

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

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Latitude: 54.9013 / 54°54'4"N

Longitude: -1.3889 / 1°23'20"W

OS Eastings: 439284

OS Northings: 556452

OS Grid: NZ392564

Mapcode National: GBR VBN.05

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.M2TG

Entry Name: West Lodge, Tunstall School (Senior Section) with Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391629

Location: Sunderland, SR2

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Bishopwearmouth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


920-1/21/227 (East side)
10/11/78 West Lodge, Tunstall School (senior
section) with attached garden wall
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
West Lodge)


Small villa, now part of Tunstall Independent School, with
wall attached enclosing garden to W. c1840 with late C19
alterations. Garden wall bond brick (5 and one) with ashlar
plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roof with brick and ashlar
chimneys. Wall attached rubble with brick dressings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 5 windows; one-storey porch added at left
and square projecting bay window added on right return.
Central half-glazed door and overlight with glazing bars in
high panelled reveals, possibly a Sunderland type door fixed
back permanently, in doorcase of ashlar Tuscan columns and
high entablature with blocking course. Wedge stone lintels and
projecting stone sills to sashes with glazing bars; giant
angle pilasters; later addition of stone frieze with eaves
brackets; hipped roof with ridge, left end and rear chimneys.
Left porch has garden door and sidelights under single wide
wedge stone lintel; right return has tripartite window in
projecting bays with yellow-stain painted floral frieze; door
inserted in window to right. Left return of left porch on bend
of Tunstall Road has internal steps within stone surround with
tongue-stopped chamfer and WEST LODGE carved above shaped
INTERIOR shows further high quality decorated glass of c1900
in this porch, with bulrushes, lilies, birds and foliage. Most
windows have internal panelled shutters; entrance hall has egg
and dart stucco cornice; some other C19 stucco detail. High
wall attached runs from porch on left return along W boundary
of garden and is ramped up at left over door in brick jambs.

Listing NGR: NZ3928456452

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

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