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Usworth Hall Washington Development Corporation Headquarters, Washington

Description: Usworth Hall Washington Development Corporation Headquarters

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303243

OS Grid Reference: NZ3137258786
OS Grid Coordinates: 431372, 558786
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9228, -1.5120

Location: 1 The Manor, Washington NE37 3JJ

Locality: Washington
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: NE37 3JJ

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Listing Text


19.12.49 Usworth Hall (Washington
Development Corporation HQ)
(formerly listed under


House, late C.18 for Bernard Shaw. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof.
U-shaped plan. 2 storeys, 5 windows. South elevation: central double 5-panelled
door in open Tuscan porch with fluted frieze; bands, eaves cornice, open pediment
over central 3 windows. Plain reveals to sash windows without glazing bars;
round window in pediment. Hipped roof has 2 transverse yellow brick chimneys.
Interior: staircase altered but dado survives; 2 arched openings made in wall
between hall and principal room.

Listing NGR: NZ3137258786

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Source: English Heritage

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