Tyne and Wear HER(7792): South Shields, Sunderland Road, Cleadon Cottage - Details
South Shields, Sunderland Road, Cleadon Cottage
It was built by Robert Swinburne, glass manufacturer, in 1853 and has been attributed to John Dobson. Forty years later James Kirkley carried out major works including a vast palm house. Sunderland Corporation bought it in 1918 and from 1921 to 1978 it was used as a hospital. Demolished in 1982.
P. Meadows and E. Waterson, 1993, Lost Houses of County Durham, p 37; N. Pevsner (second edition revised by Elizabeth Williamson, 1985, The Buildings of England - County Durham; National Monuments Record UID 1075686, 1050602, NMR NZ 36 SE 30