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The Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ryton, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9774 / 54°58'38"N

Longitude: -1.7652 / 1°45'54"W

OS Eastings: 415124

OS Northings: 564777

OS Grid: NZ151647

Mapcode National: GBR JB3W.MK

Mapcode Global: WHC3N.V5L3

Entry Name: The Rectory

Listing Date: 21 January 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303858

Location: Gateshead, NE40

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryton, Crookhill and Stella

Built-Up Area: Ryton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Ryton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1564 NW RYTON THE GREEN
(west side)
15/93 Ryton

21.1.49 The Rectory

G.V. II*

House, now 2 separate dwellings. Early C18, incorporating remains of
a late medieval house and with later alterations. Rainwater heads
dated 1795. Coursed squared sandstone with quoins; roof of graduated
Westmorland slate with stone gable copings. H-plan. 3 storeys, 2:5:2 windows.
East elevation: half-glazed central double door in bolection-moulded
surround under pulvinated frieze and open scrolled pediment containing
coat of arms; floating cornice above dated 1709. Half-glazed door under
oblong fanlight in first of central 5 bays; casements to other ground floor
central bays, the fifth having glazing bars. All other windows in
central block sashes with flat stone lintels, irregular block jambs and
sloping stone sills; outer bays under gables have similar windows except
bays one and 2 on ground floor which have casements with glazing bars. Inner
returns have blocked windows with stone surrounds. Cornice and coped
parapet between gables. 4 tall ashlar chimneys; south ridge, right end and
2 at rear. Interior: fielded panelling and large bolection-moulded chimney-piece
in principal room; scrolled and lugged architraves to doors leading from stair
well; stair has double spiral balusters alternating with barley-sugar balusters
and wide flat handrail. South wing: early C18 doors throughout; fragment of
stone spiral stair in rear at first floor; closed-string stair with moulded
plank rails and wide grip handrail.


Listing NGR: NZ1512464776

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