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The Boathouse Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9817 / 54°58'54"N

Longitude: -1.7441 / 1°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 416472

OS Northings: 565260

OS Grid: NZ164652

Mapcode National: GBR JB8V.60

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.51QS

Entry Name: The Boathouse Public House

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304367

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Newburn

Built-Up Area: Newburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


7/47 The Boathouse Public House


Public house. Circa 1830. Coursed squared sandstone with pecked ashlar dressings
and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings,and ashlar plinths to ashlar
left and yellow brick right end chimneys. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Central joined
boarded door: in stop-chamfered alternate-block surround; chamfered surrounds also
to paired ground-floor sashes and to first-floor sash windows, the right boarded up,
one with glazing bars. Ground floor string. Roof has triangular-section gable
coping resting on moulded kneelers. Left chimney corniced. Right quoins incised with
flood level marks 1856, 1830, 1815 and 1771. Tyne and Wear County Council plaque
at left commemorates association of George Stephenson with Water Row pit, where
from 1798 to 1801 he was in charge of Robert Hawthorn's new pumping engine and
his father, Robert, was fireman. Historical note: The 1771 flood reached
unprecedented heights and destroyed Newcastle bridge.

Listing NGR: NZ1647265260

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