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11 and 13, Front Street, Whickham

Description: 11 and 13, Front Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303896

OS Grid Reference: NZ2135661138
OS Grid Coordinates: 421356, 561138
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9445, -1.6681

Location: 5 Front Street, Whickham NE16 4HF

Locality: Whickham
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE16 4HF

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Listing Text


17/136 Nos. 11 and 13


2 houses, now as one. Late C17/early C18 and later rear wing. First build at
right is rendered; second, higher build ashlar sandstone and brick rear with
quoins; steeply-pitched pantiled roofs with flat stone gable copings on curved
kneelers; one right end brick chimney and 2 corniced end brick chimneys to
left part. L-plan. 2 storeys. Lower older part at right has 3 irregularly-
spaced sash windows with splayed stone lintels and projecting stone sills.
Newer part has 2 storeys, 3 windows; 6-panelled door in third bay under
3-paned oblong fanlight in architrave with frieze and cornice. Sash windows
with glazing bars, flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills. Left return
has C18 attic sash windows with broad glazing bars. Eaves string; corniced
parapet. Interior of front range first build showed that it might be the
older with early C18 doors and chimney-piece; wide enclosed stair has 2
handrails of early C18 type leading to transverse passage at rear left. Ground
floor first bay of first build contained kitchen chimney with original spiral
stair behind, now removed. Wide elliptical-headed blocked door between second
and third windows of first build is now enclosed in a cupboard.

Listing NGR: NZ2135661138

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Source: English Heritage

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