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Gibside

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9246 / 54°55'28"N

Longitude: -1.7267 / 1°43'36"W

OS Eastings: 417615

OS Northings: 558911

OS Grid: NZ176589

Mapcode National: GBR JCCH.ZG

Mapcode Global: WHC3W.GH02

Entry Name: Gibside

Listing Date: 1 February 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303871

Location: Gateshead, NE39

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Whickham South and Sunniside

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

NZ 15 NE WHICKHAM B6314
(north side)
Gibside Estate.
10/106
Gibside
1.2.50

G.V. II*

Large house. 1603-20 for William Blakiston; enlarged mid-C18 for
George Bowes; 1805 top floor removed, original porch reconstructed and
high battlemented parapet added for 10th Earl of Strathmore. Ashlar sandstone.
Main block: two storeys, 5 bays. Central square projecting bay contains
3-centred-arched door in Tuscan doorcase with tall plinths; cartouche flanked
by figures above entablature; plaque below entablature inscribed WB 1620
and BS 1805. Mullioned and transomed 6-light windows in bays either side
and above door; 2 lights in returns of bays and set back at left. High
battlements, those above bays 2 and 3 containing cross slits. Later wing
projects at right: 2 storeys, 4 bays: stone mullioned and transomed 2-light
windows. Roofless at time of survey. Sources: C. Hussey 'Gibside,County
Durham' I and II in Country Life Feb. 8 and Feb. 15, 1952, 354-357
and 422-425. Durham County Council catalogue Streatlam and Gibside
The Bowes and Strathmore Families in Co. Durham 1980.


Listing NGR: NZ1761558911

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