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Dial House, Houghton le Spring

Description: Dial House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303196

OS Grid Reference: NZ3383151545
OS Grid Coordinates: 433831, 551545
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8576, -1.4745

Location: Emily Street, Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland DH4 4EP

Locality: Houghton le Spring
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: DH4 4EP

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Listing Text

4/40 (Inset)
No. 24 (Dial House)


House. Late C17/early C.18. Coursed limestone rubble; pantile roof. 2 storeys,
3 sash windows with projecting stone cills and flat stone lintels; oblong fan-
light over door in first bay. Sundial between first and second first floor
windows. Steeply pitched double-span roof ½ hipped at left rear; 2 massive end
chimney stacks on front range, the right one square. Interior: closed string
well staircase has 3 fat graduated barley-sugar balusters to 2 treads, support-
ing a wide flat handrail; square-topped newel posts. Roof said to have pegged
trusses and through purlins.

Listing NGR: NZ3383151545

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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