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Numbers 11-17 with Steps and Railings Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Hendon, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9061 / 54°54'21"N

Longitude: -1.3802 / 1°22'48"W

OS Eastings: 439840

OS Northings: 556991

OS Grid: NZ398569

Mapcode National: GBR VCY.W5

Mapcode Global: WHD55.RYZB

Plus Code: 9C6WWJ49+CW

Entry Name: Numbers 11-17 with Steps and Railings Attached

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391505

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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Description


SUNDERLAND

NZ3956NE JOHN STREET
920-1/20/127 (East side)
08/05/50 Nos.11-17 (Consecutive)
with steps and railings attached
(Formerly Listed as:
JOHN STREET
(East side)
Nos.11-17 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of houses, now offices, with steps and railings
attached. Built between 1820 and 1850. English bond brick with
painted ashlar basements and dressings; Welsh slate roofs with
ridge brick chimneys. Ashlar dwarf walls and cast and
wrought-iron balustrades and railings. Each 2 storeys and
basement, 3 windows. Basement has channelled rustication.
Steps up to doorcases of engaged fluted Doric columns
supporting entablature with palmette and anthemion frieze.
Double panelled doors with plain overlights except radiating
glazing bars to No.15; central panels roundels, in reveals
with similar panelling; No. 11 has pediment with foliage;
No.12 has square pilasters. Doors removed from No.16; No.15
ground floor altered. Sash windows, some with horizontal
glazing bars and some with glazing bars removed, have wedge
stone lintels and sill strings. Moulded gutter cornices.
Transverse ridge chimneys; gabled canted dormer to No.12.
Steps have railings with central chrysanthemum motif on each;
front railings have piers formed by clusters of 4 posts.
(Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River, Town and People:
Sunderland: 1988-: 59,60).


Listing NGR: NZ3984056990

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