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Scots House, West Boldon

Description: Scots House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303723

OS Grid Reference: NZ3271960973
OS Grid Coordinates: 432719, 560973
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9424, -1.4908

Locality: West Boldon
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE36 0BE

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Listing Text

West Boldon

2/63 Scots House



House. Early C18. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Simple block plan with rear
wing. 2 storeys, 5 windows. Plinth; 4 square stone steps lead to central door
with pedimented Tuscan doorcase; bands at first floor and cills levels; stone
cornice and blocking course; open pediment over 3 central bays. Hipped roof.
Interior shows open well staircase with 2 turned balusters to a tread, ramped
hand-rail with spiral curtail, complete balustrade also on wall side and along
landing. One ground floor room has painted and grained trompe l'oeil panelling
and an original carved chimney piece. Adam-style ceilings to staircase and
one principal room. Door and window woodwork complete.

Listing NGR: NZ3271960973

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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