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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184920
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303202
Location: Sunderland, DH5
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
NZ34NW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING HALL LANE (east side)
Houghton all (Y.M.C.A.)
(formerly listed as Houghton
26.4.50 Hall or Old Hall House under
G.V. Church Street)
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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