Tyne and Wear HER(12788): Cleadon, Shields Road, The Brittannia Inn - Details
Cleadon, Shields Road, The Brittannia Inn
A fine late 19th century (1894) public house that replaces an earlier coaching inn. Extravagant design in limestone with sandstone quoins, window and door surrounds. It has been extended to the south to more than double its original footprint. The building incorporates a fine stone fireplace from the old Matthew's house that features the initials M M I for Michael and Isobel Matthews, and the date 1675.
South Tyneside Council, 2007, Cleadon Conservation Area Character Appraisal, page 44; Northern Archaeological Associates, 2015, The Cleadon Village Atlas p109; Tithe plan 1839, DDR/EA/TTH/1/252