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Cleadon House, Front Street, Cleadon, South Tyneside


S Tyneside

Cleadon, Front Street, Cleadon House






Post Medieval


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*




Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest, 3/22; Northern Archaeological Associates, 2015, The Cleadon Village Atlas

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