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4713


Sunderland


Sunderland, John Street, Nos. 25 - 28 and steps and railings


Sunderland


NZ35NE


Domestic


Multiple Dwelling


Terrace


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


Four houses. 1840 with alterations to c1900 to no. 28 at right. Garden wall bond brick, with tuck pointing to no. 25; painted ashlar basements and dressings; Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 2 storeys and basement, each house 3 windows. Nos. 25 and 26 have doorcases with dentilled entablature on Tuscan pilasters at right, doors removed and windows inserted, doors and cases removed from Nos. 27 and 28. Basement to No. 28 rises to ground floor sill string. Wedge stone lintels and projecting stone sills to sashes, mostly 4-pane and probably original, those on ground floor with panelled ashlar aprons. No. 28 has sill strings and upper glazing bars to first floor sashes. Eaves gutter cornice. Roof has 2 dormers to No. 25, one a canted bay dormer of Sunderland type with hipped roof and the second flat-topped; glabed dormer to No. 28. Transverse - ridge chimneys. Steps removed from No. 28 and blocked to No. 27. Area railings renewed. Step balustrades cast - iron with wrought - iron handrails. LISTED GRADE 2


3986


5685


NZ39865685



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