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Shipley Art Gallery

A Grade II Listed Building in Saltwell, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9499 / 54°56'59"N

Longitude: -1.6005 / 1°36'1"W

OS Eastings: 425688

OS Northings: 561764

OS Grid: NZ256617

Mapcode National: GBR SR5.CL

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.DV37

Plus Code: 9C6WW9XX+WR

Entry Name: Shipley Art Gallery

Listing Date: 22 February 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430237

Also known as: The Shipley Art Gallery

ID on this website: 101248566

Location: Shipcote, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Saltwell

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gateshead St George

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Tagged with: Art museum Local authority museum

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Shipley Art Gallery
NZ 2561 9/99 22.2.82


1915 dated on frieze. 1914-17 building period. By Arthur Stockwell. Sandstone
ashlar with Welsh slate roof in adapted classical style. Projecting porch of
one tall storey has rusticated side walls and four Corinthian columns in antis.
Entablature with modillioned and dentilled cornice has central balustraded parapet.
At sides, taller plinths support life size sculptured groups of teachers and
children. Within the porch, arcading frames central window and flanking doors.

One-storey, bow-ended side wings have quoins, entablature and balustraded parapet.
The pattern of tall centre and lower wings is repeated in the main spaces behind
which are also articulated with pilasters, entablature and balustraded parapets.

Listing NGR: NZ2568861764

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