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Public Convenience at South End of Approach Span to New Tyne Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.966 / 54°57'57"N

Longitude: -1.6037 / 1°36'13"W

OS Eastings: 425473

OS Northings: 563560

OS Grid: NZ254635

Mapcode National: GBR SQP.L9

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.BFLT

Entry Name: Public Convenience at South End of Approach Span to New Tyne Bridge

Listing Date: 5 August 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430195

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

In the entry for CHURCH STREET
5/64 (south end, west side)

Public convenience at south
end of approach span to New
Tyne bridge

In part 2 of the entry the first sentence should be amended to read
"Circa 1928 by Arthur Bashforth ARIBA, architect of Gateshead Borough
Engineer's Department.

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1. CHURCH STREET
5099 (south end, west side)

NZ 2563 5/64 Public convenience at
south end of approach
II span to New Tyne Bridge

2.
Circa 1928 probably by R Burns Dick. Elegant little building of incised concrete
standing on broader rusticated plinth which supports wrought iron handrails and
contains staircases. Square on plan, with chamfered rebated angles. Inset frieze,
cornice band and blocking course slightly pediment-shaped on each face. Four
moulded round-arched openings. Doors on east and west faces have fish-scale iron
fanlight grilles, windows on other faces have radial metal glazing. Oak panelled
double doors, borough arms over. Ground floor interior oak panelled. Shallow
central glass dome. Lavatories in plinth plain tiled.


Listing NGR: NZ2547363559

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

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