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Lodge to Victoria School for the Blind

A Grade II Listed Building in Benwell and Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9729 / 54°58'22"N

Longitude: -1.6691 / 1°40'8"W

OS Eastings: 421276

OS Northings: 564301

OS Grid: NZ212643

Mapcode National: GBR JBSY.F5

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.B8DK

Entry Name: Lodge to Victoria School for the Blind

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304402

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Benwell and Scotswood

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Benwell and Scotwood Team

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


11/99 Lodge to Victoria School for
the Blind.


Lodge to former Benwell Dene house. 1865 by Alfred Waterhouse for Dr. Thomas
Hodgkin. Hammer-dressed snecked sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings;
graduated dark slate roof with stone gable copings. One storey, one bay and
left porch. Canted bay window with hipped roof under pierced roundel in gable
peak. Shouldered chamfer to windows. Plain chamfered window in porch. Left
return of porch has shouldered surround to door under gable. Clove finials to
roof, that at front damaged. Tall coped ridge chimney with open top panels.

Listing NGR: NZ2127664301

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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