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Master Mariners' Homes

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0149 / 55°0'53"N

Longitude: -1.4314 / 1°25'52"W

OS Eastings: 436459

OS Northings: 569076

OS Grid: NZ364690

Mapcode National: GBR LBFG.X3

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.Z6KV

Plus Code: 9C7W2H79+XF

Entry Name: Master Mariners' Homes

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303377

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 36 NE
Master Mariners' Homes
Almshouses, now 18 old people's homes. 1837, by J.and B. Green for Tyne Mariners'
Benevolent Institution; land given by Duke of Northumberland; restored 1973.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and plinth; Welsh slate roof;
lead tower roof. Jacobean style, E-plan with central tower, symmetrical.
2 storeys, 2 groups of 3 bays each, the other groups breaking forward under
paired gables. Open-arched ground floor in central projecting bay with 3-storey
tower; first floor niche containing commemorative inscription and arms of
Trinity House, Newcastle upon Tyne, under elaborate dripmould; clock stage
above has corbel table and cornice; ogee-hipped roof with square bellcote and
vane. Inserted C.20 doors in central bays of wings; centres of groups flanking
tower have inserted casements in blocked doorways. Each central bay projects
slightly under shaped gable and is flanked by first-floor corbelled oriels
under smaller shaped gables. Casement windows, 3-light on ground floor and 2-
light above. High-sloped gable copings, with spear finials and moulded kneelers
to principal gables. Conjoined octagonal chimneys at apex of gables to street,
ridge chimneys on double span roof.

Listing NGR: NZ3645969076

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

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