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4785


Sunderland


Monkwearmouth, No. 207 Roker Avenue, Wheatsheaf Hotel


Monkwearmouth


NZ35NE


Commercial


Licensed Premises


Public House


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


The Wheatsheaf Hotel public house, by S Ordnance Survey mapwald and Son, was built in 1897–1898 for Bell and Taylor. It is built in sandstone ashlar with a granite plinth and door architraves, and has a roof of graduated slates with ashlar chimneys. It is built in the Classical style to a roughly triangular plan, the west side rounded. It is 3 storeyshigh; the upper floors having bays defined by rusticated pilasters with Ionic capitals supporting big dentilled entablature with WHEAT SHEAF HOTEL incised on a frieze. This is an important building at the juction of 6 roads. LISTED GRADE 2


3971


5794


NZ39715794



<< HER 4785 >> Dept. of National Heritage, of Buildings of Special ... Interest, 920-1/11/178 L.F. Pearson, 1989, The Northumbrian Pub: an architectural history, p 98-99

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