THE LONDONDERRY INSTITUTE AND FORECOURT WALL - Seaham - List Entry

  • Description

    "Former Literary and Scientific Institute. 1853-5 by Thomas Oliver. Grey sandstone ashlar with low-pitched Welsh slate roofs. T-plan with projecting portico. Greek Revival style. Single storey, 5-bay frontage with single-bay returns and 3 x 2-bay wing to rear. Street facade has 3-bay centre, with tetrastyle Doric portico on 3- step stylobate, and flanking single-bay wings. Portico has pediment with corniced acroterion. Openings have battered eared architraves and raised sills. Central pair of massive 4-panel doors, with riveted iron framing to panels,are flanked by single windows....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1232455
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 11 months ago
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