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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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Coordinates

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

Plus Code: 9C6WX77M+FX

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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Description

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BLAYDON BANK
BLAYDON BANK (west side)
Blaydon West Junior School and walls, piers and railings to east.

GV
II
School. 1907-1909 by J. Morson. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof diagonal tiles with later felt covering. Arts and Crafts Baroque style.

North front: two irregular three bay sections with set-back central link. Symmetrical. Each central bay of three storeys: entrance in projecting panel, group of three low windows above, large tripartite window on top floor; inner bays: two storeys; three grouped windows on each floor, the central wider, and taller on first floor where it rises into gable end; outer bays: three storeys and basement, small cloakroom windows below. Three-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 finials.

Listing NGR: NZ1834463259

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