Historic Houses in or near Sunderland

The city of Sunderland set on the mouth of the River Wear has a mixture of a busy modern city centre, an award winning coastline and plenty of green space by way of parks and nature reserves. In the centre of the city there are many top brand shops in the Bridges Shopping Centre, plus also many independent shops and boutiques in the Victorian streets. Historic Houses in or near Sunderland Seaton Delaval Hall and Washington Old Hall are listed below.
2 Results In Or Near Sunderland
13.1 miles from the centre of Sunderland
Discover Seaton Delaval Hall, A place of great theatre and drama Admiral Delaval commissioned Sir John Vanbrugh to build the hall in 1718. The house was the home of the Delaval family who were famous for the notoriously extravagant parties they threw in the Georgian period. The Hall was damaged by fire in 1822, but successive generations of the family, particularly the late Lord Hastings, undertook extensive repairs to ensure the Hall's survival.
5.3 miles from the centre of Sunderland
Discover the manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA Washington Old Hall is a delightful stone built 17th century manor house, which incorporates parts of the original medieval home of George Washington´s direct ancestors. There are displays on George Washington, and how the Hall was saved with American support. The rooms are furnished in Jacobean style with a fine collection of oil paintings, delftware and heavily carved oak furniture. ...
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