Tyne and Wear HER(12445): Roker, Park Avenue, No. 2 and Eastcliffe - Details
Roker, Park Avenue, No. 2 and Eastcliffe
Semi Detached House
These two villas are prominently located facing Roker Park and are amongst the best preserved villas in the Conservation Area. Both resemble the style of the nearby Victorian terraces. They have attractive entrances. No. 2 (Parkside Hotel) was built for Sir James Marrs, ship building magnate. The interior is well preserved and of high quality.
City of Sunderland, April 1997, Conservation Areas in the City of Sunderland; Sunderland City Council, February 2007, Roker Park Conservation Area Character Appraisal and Management Strategy; City of Sunderland, 1998, Roker: A walk through the Conservation Area; T. Corfe, 1973, A History of Sunderland; T. Corfe, 1983, The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914; S. Reeder, 1992, Whitburn and Roker in old picture postcards