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Municipal Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9648 / 54°57'53"N

Longitude: -1.6027 / 1°36'9"W

OS Eastings: 425537

OS Northings: 563427

OS Grid: NZ255634

Mapcode National: GBR SQV.GK

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.CG2R

Entry Name: Municipal Buildings

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430250

Location: Gateshead, NE8

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Bridges

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gateshead Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

Municipal Buildings
NZ 2563 5/111


Formerly the National Provincial Bank. 1871 possibly by Johb Gibson (architect to
National Provincial Bank). Ashlar in Quasi-classical style. Two storeys, five
bays on Swinburne Street. Three on left (East) return. Rusticated pilasters
support entablature, with heavy modillion cornice and frieze inscribed: NATIONAL
PROVINCIAL BANK OF ENGLAND, ESTABLISHED AD 1733. Unusual pierced parapet above.
Flat arched paired upper windows, round arched ground floor windows with architraves,
key and impost blocks, all with bracketed cills. Two doorways in similar openings.

Included as part of group of municipal buildings in Swinburne Street - West Street.

Listing NGR: NZ2553763427

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

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