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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
Entry Name: Broadcasting House
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104908
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304737
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
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
NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NEW BRIDGE STREET
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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