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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1277844
English Heritage Legacy ID: 430251
Location: Gateshead, NE8
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
1. SWINBURNE STREET
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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