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The Red Cottage, Whitburn

Description: The Red Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303664

OS Grid Reference: NZ4056661631
OS Grid Coordinates: 440566, 561631
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9477, -1.3682

Location: Church Lane, South Tyneside SR6 7JL

Locality: Whitburn
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: SR6 7JL

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Listing Text

The Red Cottage


House; dated 1842; by Benjamin Green for Thomas Barnes. Red and grey brick; roof
of plain and pan tiles. Much Tudor decoration. L plan with entrance porch in the
angle. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with cross gable left of entrance containing a bay
window of 2 double sashes surmounted by a pierced parapet; two small Gothick
windows over: a quatrefoil window in an arched recess above entrance porch also
with pierced parapet; a tripartite sash to right of entrance has a single Gothick
window above, under a gablet. The return has two casements at first floor with
rubbed and gauged brick lintels, and a decorated chimney stack. All original
gables and front parapets are quatrefoil pierced, all gables have crow steps with
roll-moulded copings. There is a later rear extension. The chimneys are all
Tudor style.

Listing NGR: NZ4056661631

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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