Tyne and Wear HER(17318): Sunderland, Norfolk Street, No. 10, home of Charles Alcock - Details
Sunderland, Norfolk Street, No. 10, home of Charles Alcock
The home of the man who created the FA Cup, Alcock was an influential English sportsman and administrator. He was also responsible for the first ever international soccer match (and subsequent early international games) with Scotland. The first two of these took place in 1870, with later matches in 1871 and 1872. In 2015 the building is the office of Julie Elliott MP. Two storey terraced house, rendered and painted pale pink. Inserted shop window on ground floor, sash windows on first floor with stone lintels and cills. Slate roof, brick chimney. Blue plaque on faĆ§ade.