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Latitude: 54.964 / 54°57'50"N
Longitude: -1.7147 / 1°42'52"W
OS Eastings: 418364
OS Northings: 563300
OS Grid: NZ183633
Mapcode National: GBR JCG1.KB
Mapcode Global: WHC3P.MHPD
Plus Code: 9C6WX77P+H4
Entry Name: Blaydon West Infant School
Listing Date: 24 March 1949
Last Amended: 18 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303776
ID on this website: 101025209
Location: Blaydon, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE21
Electoral Ward/Division: Blaydon
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Blaydon
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Blaydon and Swalwell
Church of England Diocese: Durham
Tagged with: Building
NZ 16 SE
BLAYDON BANK (west side)
Blaydon West Infant School
(Formerly listed as Axwell Park School)
School. 1907-1909 by J. Morson. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; diagonal tiles with later felt covering. Arts and Crafts Baroque style.
North front: two storeys, the lower being a blank high basement. Eight bays, symmetrical two high central bays have four linked, coped round gables above four large hall windows flanked by smaller windows; main windows have very tall triple keystones and cut voussoirs rising to copings. Bays two, three, six and seven have three grouped windows each, the central taller and similar to windows of central bays, in raised coped gables breaking the eaves; bays one and eight contain three small cloakroom windows. Ornamental rain water heads between windows of centre section and between bays one and two, and seven and eight. Long tapered buttress bay divisions die to the wall plane at floor level. Single storey south front has eaves interrupted by six gables, the two centre ones higher, with similar treatment; and small projecting canted-bay end windows. Pupils' entrances set back at sides. Chamfered coping to wall enclosing area to north.
Listing NGR: NZ1834463259
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