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20, Front Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunston Hill and Whickham East, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.946 / 54°56'45"N

Longitude: -1.6745 / 1°40'28"W

OS Eastings: 420947

OS Northings: 561304

OS Grid: NZ209613

Mapcode National: GBR JCR7.8T

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.7YW7

Entry Name: 20, Front Street

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303893

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Dunston Hill and Whickham East

Built-Up Area: Whickham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Whickham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


16/127 No. 20


House, formerly house and post office. Early C19 incorporating mid-C18 house.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, plinth and qouins; roof Welsh
slate with stone gable copings; pantile with stone gable copings to one-storey
one-bay set-back right extension. 2 corniced end brick chimneys to main house,
one to extension. 2 storeys and one; 4 windows. Tuscan doorcase, up 2 steps,
to 6-panelled door, upper panels glazed. All windows sashes with glazing bars
and sill bands and eaves band. Sill band also to extension, which has window
in broader box. Right return to village green has one sash window, door and
octagonal window in gable peak. Interior: high quality stucco decoration to
stair ceiling; one early C18 door first floor rear.

Listing NGR: NZ2094761304

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