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Borough Engineering Services Department (I)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9647 / 54°57'53"N

Longitude: -1.6029 / 1°36'10"W

OS Eastings: 425524

OS Northings: 563416

OS Grid: NZ255634

Mapcode National: GBR SQT.2H

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.BGZT

Entry Name: Borough Engineering Services Department (I)

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430251

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

Borough Engineering
Services Department (I)
NZ 2563 5/112


The former Free Library. Circa 1880. Ashlar, classical style. Three storeys,
three bays. Plinth, rusticated ground floor to band on which rest four giant
pilasters supporting plain entablature and pediment. Ground floor, elliptical
arched wide central window (former doorway?) flanked by round arched windows.
Plain sash windows those in the wider centre bay emphasized by architraves and a
first floor pediment.

Listing NGR: NZ2552463416

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

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