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Blaydon West Junior School and walls, piers and railings to east

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaydon, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9636 / 54°57'49"N

Longitude: -1.715 / 1°42'54"W

OS Eastings: 418344

OS Northings: 563259

OS Grid: NZ183632

Mapcode National: GBR JCG1.HG

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.MHJN

Entry Name: Blaydon West Junior School and walls, piers and railings to east

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303777

Location: Gateshead, NE21

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Blaydon

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
4/11 Blaydon West Junior
School and walls,
G.V. piers and railings to
School. 1907-9 by J. Morson. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings;
roof diagonal tiles with later felt covering. Arts and Crafts Baroque
style. North front: 2 irregular 3-bay sections with set-back central
link. Symmetrical. Each central bay of 3 storeys: entrance in projecting
panel, group of 3 low windows above, large tripartite window on top floor;
inner bays: 2 storeys; 3 grouped windows on each floor, the central wider,
and taller on first floor where it rises into gable end; outer bays: 3 storeys
and basement, small cloakroom windows below. 3-light round oriel above.
Shaped cornices over central windows; other windows have lengthened keystones,
some triple. On road front an entrance section of one storey projects in
front of a set-back rear wing. Centre section late C20 insertion in
front of central link. Walls, piers and railings: retaining wall supporting
stone piers with wrought iron railings between is boundary to entrance terrace.
Further north playground and its entrance way are supported by similar
retaining wall with railings. All gate piers square with flat coping and ball

Listing NGR: NZ1834463259

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

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