Description: Penshaw House
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303221
OS Grid Reference: NZ3219752925
OS Grid Coordinates: 432197, 552925
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8701, -1.4998
NZ35SW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING STATION ROAD (west side)
House, now social services assessment centre and 2 dwellings. Circa 1830.
Ashlar; low-pitched roof of Welsh slate with flat stone gable coping. 2 storeys,
3 windows on West elevation. Central half-glazed door between narrow windows in
flat Tuscan doorcase; tripartite sash windows at ground floor, single sashes
at first, all with glazing bars. Cill band, eaves cornice and blocking course.
2 end brick chimneys. Interior shows architraves to 5-panelled doors, window
shutters and some moulded cornices and patterned friezes. Staircase has
decorated tread ends.
Listing NGR: NZ3219252885
Source: English Heritage
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