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Cleadon Tower, Cleadon

Description: Cleadon Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303680

OS Grid Reference: NZ3844362342
OS Grid Coordinates: 438443, 562342
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9543, -1.4012

Location: Front Street, South Tyneside SR6 7PG

Locality: Cleadon
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: SR6 7PG

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Listing Text

No 10 (Cleadon Tower)
(formerly listed as Cleadon
25.2.49 Tower House)


House. C18 incorporating parts of earlier house; 1890 reconstruction of tower.
Rendered with Welsh slate roof to house, flat roof to tower. L plan: cross gable
to street, tower in the angle. South elevation: 2 storeys, 3 windows, small
2-light over central door, upper right a square oriel with cornice, remainder
3-light mullioned; all openings with label moulds. Roof: 2 small gabled dormers
with barge-boards; gable coping; 2 end brick chimneys and one to cross gable;
crenellation to tower. Interior: C19 handrail to staircase with decorated tread
ends and one plain one turned baluster on each step; wide 3-centred arched stone
lintels to two fires on ground floor, chamfered with tongue stop and with 2-stepped
flat and tongue stop; another covered on ground floor; on first floor a chimney
piece with false 4-centred arch between tapered pilasters, fluted with heavily
moulded plinth and cornice, and the Chamber arms over; and some 2-panelled doors
with bolection-moulded architraves and panels over.

Listing NGR: NZ3844362342

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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