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The Limes, Whitburn

Description: The Limes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303691

OS Grid Reference: NZ4058561871
OS Grid Coordinates: 440585, 561871
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9498, -1.3679

Location: Front Street, South Tyneside SR6 7JD

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

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Listing Text


4/32 Nos 41, 43 and 45 (The
Limes, Nos 3, 2 and 1)


Large house with service wings, now divided into 3 dwellings. 1869 for Sir
John Fenwick. Ashlar sandstone with quoins to angles, rock-faced and raised
at main house and first set-back; hipped roof of graded Westmorland slates,
hips also to service wings stepped back twice and to projecting bay at right.
2 storeys; 5, 1, 3 and 2 windows. Main house, at left, has central canted bay
containing 3 sash windows; at either side a sash window with segmental pedimen
at ground and double sash at first floor; bands, dentilled eaves cornice; hipped
roof to bay. First set-back : insert door and narrow window; French window
and cast-iron balcony at first floor. Second set-back : door and 3 windows.
Projection : 2 windows. North elevation to garden : main doorway at centre
of former house: Tuscan, pedimented. 5 ashlar, banded corniced chimney stacks.
Interior : principal room on ground floor has ceiling painted in formalised
pattern of marigolds and chrysanthemums.

Listing NGR: NZ4058561871

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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