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Cox Close House, Gateshead

Description: Cox Close House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 303869

OS Grid Reference: NZ2283259963
OS Grid Coordinates: 422832, 559963
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9338, -1.6452

Location: Consett Road, Wickham and Dunston, Gateshead NE11 0HQ

Locality: Gateshead
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE11 0HQ

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Listing Text

11/104 (south side off)

1.7.77 Cox Close House (formerly
listed as Cox Close House
and Cox Close Cottage)

House. Late C17/early C18. Rendered front, limestone and brick rear, brick
gables. Pantiled roof has 2 rows of stone slates at front. 2 storeys and
attic, 3 windows. Central half-glazed 4-panelled door in C20 porch. 3-light
horizontal sliding sash windows in plain reveals. 3 high dormers have 3-light
sliding sashes under cornices and moulded curved gables; ball and spike
finials. Shaped gables have coping of one row of headers. 2 rendered end
brick chimneys. Interior: closed-string stair has flat balusters, narrow grip
handrail. 2-panelled doors throughout, some renewed, the originals with narrow
central beaded section. Main bedroom has one high, corniced chimney-piece with
raised central section above lugged bolection-moulded surround with late C18
cast-iron grate inserted; 2 other chimney-pieces of similar quality. One
fielded panel to shutters of most windows. Moulded plastered beams to principal

Listing NGR: NZ2283259963

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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