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Old Customs House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0046 / 55°0'16"N

Longitude: -1.4451 / 1°26'42"W

OS Eastings: 435588

OS Northings: 567923

OS Grid: NZ355679

Mapcode National: GBR LBBK.XS

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.SG1R

Plus Code: 9C7W2H33+RW

Entry Name: Old Customs House

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025362

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303290

ID on this website: 101025362

Location: North Shields, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, NE29

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Shields Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22 November 2021 to update the name and address and to reformat the text to current standards

NZ 36 NE

North Shields
BOROUGH ROAD (west side)
No 65 (Old Customs House)

(Formerly listed as No. 68)


Sailors' Home, was offices. 1856 for 4th Duke of Northumberland. Basement and two storeys, five bays. Ashlar basement with plinth; snecked sandstone upper floors; low-pitched Welsh slate roof. Tall voussoirs to surround of double door with fanlight in sixth bay; moulded sills to first floor windows with architraves, friezes and pediments; projecting sills to second floor, all sashes with glazing bars. One pedimented window on ground floor in left return. Moulded plinth, higher at left on slope, supports giant end pilasters. Eaves gutter cornice and blocking course.

Listing NGR: NZ3558867923

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