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Whitburn House, Whitburn

Description: Whitburn House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303693

OS Grid Reference: NZ4056061848
OS Grid Coordinates: 440560, 561848
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9496, -1.3683

Location: Front Street, South Tyneside SR6 7JG

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

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Listing Text


- No 47 (Whitburn House)


House. 1867-9 for Thomas Barnes, coalowner. Stone and half-timber with rendered
infill; roof of pantiles and plain tiles. 2 storeys; 2 bays of stone cross-gabled
then five of ornamental geometric timber-framing. The stone bays have 3-light
mullioned and transomed lower windows with small shell segmental pediments,
2-light mullioned windows above with decorated segmental pediments, and small
round windows in the gable peaks; the timber-framed part has a central door
with a timber porch and T-mullioned windows. A wood balcony on brackets runs
along the eaves in front of 2 small and one larger dormer windows which have
barge-boards as have the 2 large gables. Rainwater heads have the dates 1569
and 1869. West elevation, which is rendered, has 2 oriel windows at first floor.
East elevation has decorative timber and a brick chimney stack. A second ridge
chimney. Main entrance to rear has an oblong fanlight, Tuscan pilasters and
cornice. Rear wing of render with pantiled roof : 2 storeys, 6 bays and a one-bay

Listing NGR: NZ4056061848

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Source: English Heritage

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