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Description: Cleadon House
Date Listed: 25 February 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303681
OS Grid Reference: NZ3707161738
OS Grid Coordinates: 437071, 561738
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9489, -1.4227
NZ 36 SE BOLDON FRONT STREET (south side)
House. Supposedly 1738 (rainwater heads) for John Dagnia of South Shields, glass
manufacturer. Brick with stone dressings; roof of plain tiles. Simple block
plan. 2 storeys, 5 windows, including a central Venetian staircase window, all
with broad moulded glazing bars, raised surrounds and projecting cills. Plinth,
raised quoins; band and coping to parapet of parallel-ridged roof; 4 corniced end
brick chimneys. Later porch off-centre; brick with raised quoins and raised
surround to door with 6 fielded panels; flat roof. South front to garden has
scrolled pediment to central door, moulded architraves to all windows, large
oblong fanlights with radial decoration above two side doors; a C19 conservatory
encloses the 3 doors. Interior: staircase has dado rail and cornice and a
wrought-iron balustrade of c.1750 in a rococo design of leaves, seed-pods and
curved bars; the front porch has been inserted beneath this; doors to main rooms
in hall have corniced picture-panels; fluted pilasters support an elliptical arch
to the narrower section of hall opposite the stairs.
Listing NGR: NZ3707161738
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Source: English Heritage
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