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Council Offices (Department of Architectural Services)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9609 / 54°57'39"N

Longitude: -1.6071 / 1°36'25"W

OS Eastings: 425256

OS Northings: 562988

OS Grid: NZ252629

Mapcode National: GBR SQ6.C2

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.8KYR

Entry Name: Council Offices (Department of Architectural Services)

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430180

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

1. BENSHAM ROAD
5099 (north side)

Council Offices
NZ 2563 NZ 2562 5 & 7/56 (Department of
Architectural Services)

II and No 70

2.
Former Windmill Hills Schools. Northern part now Council Offices. 1879, dated
on plaque on playground front. Red brick, high pitched Welsh slate roof. Two tall
storeys. Slightly irregular five-gabled front with string courses. Tall windows
with gauged brick arches and fluted keystones. Two entrances, each having twin
round arches of shaped bricks resting on squat columns. Two cupolas, one crowning
a square tower. Two storey outer wings. On the road front, the outer gables are
shaped in the Flemish manner.

Listing NGR: NZ2525662987

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

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