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Housing Department Area Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9844 / 54°59'3"N

Longitude: -1.7438 / 1°44'37"W

OS Eastings: 416492

OS Northings: 565562

OS Grid: NZ164655

Mapcode National: GBR JB8T.81

Mapcode Global: WHC3H.5ZW8

Plus Code: 9C6WX7M4+QF

Entry Name: Housing Department Area Offices

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304359

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Newburn

Built-Up Area: Newburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


7/39 Housing Department Area Offices.


Council offices. 1910 by E. Cratney for Newburn Urban District Council. English
bond brick with ashlar quoins and dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof with
lead-covered ventilator and pediment. L-plan. Baroque style. Basement, 2 storeys
and attic; 5 by 3 bays and 9 in left return. Central 4-panelled double door and
overlight with diagonal glazing bars in stone Ionic doorcase with open and broken
segmental pediment containing tall cartouche with cipher of Newburn Urban District
Council. Wreath carving around double-keystoned architrave of window over door;
garlands flank bracketed keystone of roundel in open segmental pediment above.
Gauged brick flat arches, moulded stone sills and brick aprons to windows, all
sashes with glazing bars; narrow, spaced stone quoins from ground floor band to
modillioned eaves cornice. Hipped roof has domed and corniced square ventilator with
pilasters; 2 corbelled-out end brick chimneys with gabled buttresses; 3 rear
chimneys. Hipped roof also to 4 rear bays of left return.

Listing NGR: NZ1649265562

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

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