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Houghton Hall young Mens Christian Association

A Grade II* Listed Building in Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.842 / 54°50'31"N

Longitude: -1.4653 / 1°27'55"W

OS Eastings: 434436

OS Northings: 549814

OS Grid: NZ344498

Mapcode National: GBR LD6G.K2

Mapcode Global: WHD5J.GKGF

Entry Name: Houghton Hall young Mens Christian Association

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Last Amended: 15 July 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303202

Location: Sunderland, DH5

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Copt Hill

Built-Up Area: Houghton-le-Spring

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Houghton-le-Spring

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ34NW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING HALL LANE (east side)
7/46 Houghton-le-Spring
Houghton all (Y.M.C.A.)
(formerly listed as Houghton
26.4.50 Hall or Old Hall House under
G.V. Church Street)

II*

Manor house, now club. Early C17. Limestone rubble with sandstone dressings.
Nearly square plan. 3 storeys, 4 windows and 3 in returns. Ground and first
floor windows 4-light, second floor 3-light, mullioned, in chamfered surrounds
under label moulds. Door in third bay in flattened Tudor arch and chamfered
surround with lozenge stops; high triangular panel over surround contains
almond-shaped window. Similar doors in returns have moulding defining the
pediment. Stone quoins and renewed ashlar parapet. Interior: main room ground
floor has arcaded panelling, cornice, pilastered chimney piece. Architraves
throughout; well stair balusters enclosed in hardboard, broad ramped handrail
and square newel posts. Plaster: motifs of fleur-de-lis and rose on stair wall;
rinceau frieze in principal 2nd floor room; highly decorated coved stair-well
ceiling with sunburst centre panel. Source: Mackenzie and Ross View of the
County Palatine of Durham; Newcastle 1834; p.354.


Listing NGR: NZ3443649814

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