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Whitburn House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitburn and Marsden, South Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9496 / 54°56'58"N

Longitude: -1.3683 / 1°22'5"W

OS Eastings: 440560

OS Northings: 561848

OS Grid: NZ405618

Mapcode National: GBR LCW6.KH

Mapcode Global: WHD4Z.YVMD

Entry Name: Whitburn House

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303693

Location: South Tyneside, SR6

County: South Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Whitburn and Marsden

Built-Up Area: Whitburn

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Whitburn

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 46SW BOLDON FRONT STREET (north side)
Whitburn
4/34

- No 47 (Whitburn House)

GV II

House. 1867-9 for Thomas Barnes, coalowner. Stone and half-timber with rendered
infill; roof of pantiles and plain tiles. 2 storeys; 2 bays of stone cross-gabled
then five of ornamental geometric timber-framing. The stone bays have 3-light
mullioned and transomed lower windows with small shell segmental pediments,
2-light mullioned windows above with decorated segmental pediments, and small
round windows in the gable peaks; the timber-framed part has a central door
with a timber porch and T-mullioned windows. A wood balcony on brackets runs
along the eaves in front of 2 small and one larger dormer windows which have
barge-boards as have the 2 large gables. Rainwater heads have the dates 1569
and 1869. West elevation, which is rendered, has 2 oriel windows at first floor.
East elevation has decorative timber and a brick chimney stack. A second ridge
chimney. Main entrance to rear has an oblong fanlight, Tuscan pilasters and
cornice. Rear wing of render with pantiled roof : 2 storeys, 6 bays and a one-bay
return.


Listing NGR: NZ4056061848

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