History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Limes

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

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 54.9499 / 54°56'59"N

Longitude: -1.3679 / 1°22'4"W

OS Eastings: 440585

OS Northings: 561871

OS Grid: NZ405618

Mapcode National: GBR LCW6.ND

Mapcode Global: WHD4Z.YVT7

Entry Name: The Limes

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303691

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


4/32 Nos 41, 43 and 45 (The
Limes, Nos 3, 2 and 1)


Large house with service wings, now divided into 3 dwellings. 1869 for Sir
John Fenwick. Ashlar sandstone with quoins to angles, rock-faced and raised
at main house and first set-back; hipped roof of graded Westmorland slates,
hips also to service wings stepped back twice and to projecting bay at right.
2 storeys; 5, 1, 3 and 2 windows. Main house, at left, has central canted bay
containing 3 sash windows; at either side a sash window with segmental pedimen
at ground and double sash at first floor; bands, dentilled eaves cornice; hipped
roof to bay. First set-back : insert door and narrow window; French window
and cast-iron balcony at first floor. Second set-back : door and 3 windows.
Projection : 2 windows. North elevation to garden : main doorway at centre
of former house: Tuscan, pedimented. 5 ashlar, banded corniced chimney stacks.
Interior : principal room on ground floor has ceiling painted in formalised
pattern of marigolds and chrysanthemums.

Listing NGR: NZ4058561871

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.