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© Mr D.H. Bottoms ARPS, CPAGB

IoE Number: 303176
Location: THE OLD RECTORY, BROADWAY (west side)
  HOUGHTON LE SPRING, SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR
Photographer: Mr D.H. Bottoms ARPS, CPAGB
Date Photographed: 10 June 2001
Date listed: 26 April 1950
Date of last amendment: 15 July 1985
Grade II*

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NZ 34NWHOUGHTON-LE-SPRINGBROADWAY (west side)Houghton-le-Spring.7/20Houghton-le-Spring AreaOffices of Sunderland

NZ 34NW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING BROADWAY (west side) Houghton-le-Spring. 7/20 Houghton-le-Spring Area Offices of Sunderland 26.4.50 District Council. (formerly listed as The Old Rectory) G.V. II* Rectory, now Council offices. Early C17, altered in C18 (date of 1794 on rainwater head behind) C19 and C20. 2-storey, 6-bay south front in Tudor style : some windows 3-light stone-mullioned with label moulds; fifth bay, a canted projection, contains 3 sashes with glazing bars; third bay has flattened Tudor arch to modern door in stop-chamfered surround between slender pilasters supporting raised panel. Massive stone chimney stack, having 5 set-backs, at rear. East elevation re-built c.1950. Crenellated parapet conceals roof. Interior : closed-string well staircase has 7 fat turned balusters to 5 treads; half balusters abut square, panelled newel posts with low pyramidal tops; high moulded handrail. Source: Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, series 3, volume V, 45-62.

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