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Latitude: 54.9761 / 54°58'33"N
Longitude: -1.7613 / 1°45'40"W
OS Eastings: 415378
OS Northings: 564634
OS Grid: NZ153646
Mapcode National: GBR JB4X.H0
Mapcode Global: WHC3N.X6G3
Entry Name: 2, Whitewell Lane
Listing Date: 18 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025165
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303868
Location: Gateshead, NE40
Metropolitan District Ward: Ryton, Crookhill and Stella
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Ryton
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 1564 NW
WHITEWELL LANE, Ryton
(Formerly listed as 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
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