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Cleadon House, Front Street, Cleadon, South Tyneside


8027


S Tyneside


Cleadon, Front Street, Cleadon House


Cleadon


NZ36SE


Domestic


Dwelling


House


Post Medieval


C18


Extant Building


House. Supposedly 1738 (rainwater heads) for John Dagnia of South Shields, glass manufacturer. Brick with stone dressings; roof of plain tiles. Simple block plan. 2 storeys, 5 windows, including a central Venetian staircase window, all with broad moulded glazing bars, raised surrounds and projecting cills. Plinth, raised quoins; band and coping to parapet of parallel-ridged roof; 4 corniced end brick chimneys. Later porch off-centre; brick with raised quoins and raised surround to door with 6 fielded panels; flat roof. South front to garden has scrolled pediment to central door, moulded architraves to all windows, large oblong fanlights with radial decoration above two side doors; a C19 conservatory encloses the 3 doors. Interior: staircase has dado rail and cornice and a wrought-iron balustrade of c.1750 in a rococo design of leaves, seed-pods and curved bars; the front porch has been inserted beneath this; doors to main rooms in hall have corniced picture-panels; fluted pilasters support an elliptical arch to the narrower section of hall opposite the stairs. LISTED GRADE 2*


3707


6173


NZ37076173



Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest, 3/22

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