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Cox Close House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whickham South and Sunniside, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9338 / 54°56'1"N

Longitude: -1.6452 / 1°38'42"W

OS Eastings: 422832

OS Northings: 559963

OS Grid: NZ228599

Mapcode National: GBR JCYD.M4

Mapcode Global: WHC3X.P7SZ

Entry Name: Cox Close House

Listing Date: 1 July 1977

Last Amended: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303869

Location: Gateshead, NE11

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Whickham South and Sunniside

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Lamesley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 25 NW WHICKHAM A692
11/104 (south side off)

1.7.77 Cox Close House (formerly
listed as Cox Close House
and Cox Close Cottage)
G.V. II

House. Late C17/early C18. Rendered front, limestone and brick rear, brick
gables. Pantiled roof has 2 rows of stone slates at front. 2 storeys and
attic, 3 windows. Central half-glazed 4-panelled door in C20 porch. 3-light
horizontal sliding sash windows in plain reveals. 3 high dormers have 3-light
sliding sashes under cornices and moulded curved gables; ball and spike
finials. Shaped gables have coping of one row of headers. 2 rendered end
brick chimneys. Interior: closed-string stair has flat balusters, narrow grip
handrail. 2-panelled doors throughout, some renewed, the originals with narrow
central beaded section. Main bedroom has one high, corniced chimney-piece with
raised central section above lugged bolection-moulded surround with late C18
cast-iron grate inserted; 2 other chimney-pieces of similar quality. One
fielded panel to shutters of most windows. Moulded plastered beams to principal
room.


Listing NGR: NZ2283259963

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