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Penshaw House, Houghton le Spring

Description: Penshaw House

Grade: II
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

Location: 10-11 Station Road, Houghton le Spring DH4 7LB

Locality: Houghton le Spring
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: DH4 7LB

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Listing Text

4/65 Penshaw

Penshaw House


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

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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