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The Limes

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

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Coordinates

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

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Listing Text

NZ 46SW BOLDON FRONT STREET (north side)

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

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

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