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Broadcasting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9744 / 54°58'27"N

Longitude: -1.6087 / 1°36'31"W

OS Eastings: 425145

OS Northings: 564486

OS Grid: NZ251644

Mapcode National: GBR SPZ.7R

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.876F

Plus Code: 9C6WX9FR+PG

Entry Name: Broadcasting House

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304737

Location: Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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(south side)
17/12/71 Broadcasting House
Maternity hospital, now B.B.C. offices and studios. 1826 by John Dobson; land
given by Corporation of Newcastle. Sandstone ashlar with coursed squared stone
returns and rear; low-pitched dark slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 x 7 bays. Tudor
style. Recessed wide centre bay has Tudor-arched surround to renewed door;
corbelled oriel above with Perpendicular tracery. Flanking bays have 2-light
windows below, canopied panels on brackets above; all windows and canopies cusped.
Label moulds. Eaves string; coped parapet. Historical note: Dobson gave his
services free; other expenses were met by public subscription. Source
E. MacKenzie History of Newcastle. Newcastle, 1827; pp. 517-520 'The Lying-In

Listing NGR: NZ2514564486

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