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Including Former No 2a, Ryton

Description: Including Former No 2a

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303868

OS Grid Reference: NZ1537864634
OS Grid Coordinates: 415378, 564634
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9761, -1.7613

Location: 2 Whitewell Lane, Blaydon, Gateshead NE40 3PG

Locality: Ryton
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE40 3PG

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Listing Text


15/103 Including former
No 2A


House. Dated 1669 RSK on quoin at left. Sandstone rubble with large
irregular quoins; low-pitched roof of Welsh slate with flat gable coping.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Central door in deeply-chamfered projecting stone
surround with flattened Tudor arch and low pointed top. All windows, sashes
with glazing bars, have flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills;
narrower window above door. 2 end brick chimneys. Interior: fat turned
balusters and wide flat handrail to closed-string stair; shutters to some
windows. Main room has moulded 3-centred arch to large stone chimney-piece,
with scroll-stopped chamfers, inscribed 16 RSK82. Historical note:
Robert Surtees, great grandfather of the historian of Durham, occupied this
house in the C17. (W. Bourn, Ryton Parish, Carlisle 1896).

Listing NGR: NZ1537864634

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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