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Numbers 48-58 with Steps and Railings Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Hendon, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.906 / 54°54'21"N

Longitude: -1.3806 / 1°22'50"W

OS Eastings: 439814

OS Northings: 556981

OS Grid: NZ398569

Mapcode National: GBR VCW.QF

Mapcode Global: WHD55.RYSD

Entry Name: Numbers 48-58 with Steps and Railings Attached

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391510

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

NZ3956NE JOHN STREET
920-1/20/132 (West side)
08/05/50 Nos.48-58 (Consecutive)
with steps and railings attached
(Formerly Listed as:
JOHN STREET
(West side)
Nos.48-55, 56-58 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 11 houses, now offices, with steps, dwarf walls and
railings attached. c1840. Garden wall bond brick (5 and one),
most with tuck pointing, and painted ashlar basements and
dressings. Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. Stone steps
and dwarf walls and cast and wrought-iron railings.
EXTERIOR: each 2 storeys and basement, 3 windows. Basements
have channelled rustication. End pairs of houses treated as
pavilions, with giant pilasters and doors paired at centre;
others have doors at right. Steps up to panelled doors of
Sunderland type, folding back to form reveals of inner doors,
most with round central panels. Doorcases of fluted Doric
columns supporting entablature with palmette and anthemion
frieze, except No.57 which has square Tuscan pilasters and
No.58 which has lost doorcase. Wedge stone lintels and sill
strings between corner pilasters to sash windows, some renewed
and some with glazing bars. Hipped roof has transverse ridge
chimneys and some added dormers, No.49 a Sunderland type with
slate-hung sides, canted bay and hipped roof. No.48 has left
return to Athenaeum Street with giant pilasters; 2 windows on
each floor, the left ground floor window a canted bay, and
sill strings between corner pilasters.
Most steps up to doors have moulded steps and tread ends;
balustrades have linking central rosettes and plain wrought
handrails; railings mostly spear-headed, some renewed.


Listing NGR: NZ3981456981

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