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Latitude: 54.9819 / 54°58'55"N
Longitude: -1.738 / 1°44'16"W
OS Eastings: 416865
OS Northings: 565291
OS Grid: NZ168652
Mapcode National: GBR JB9T.JX
Mapcode Global: WHC3P.81ML
Entry Name: Newburn Almshouses
Listing Date: 7 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299402
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304354
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Newburn
Built-Up Area: Newburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newburn
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 16 NE NEWBURN HIGH STREET (north side)
7/34 Newburn Almshouses
7 July 1982
12 almshouses, 1870 by R.J. Johnson at the expense of Hugh Taylor for 6
inhabitants of Newburn, 3 of Earsdon and 3 of Shilbottle. Brick with ashlar-coped
plinth, bands and dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof with ornamental ridge
tiles and stone gable copings. One storey and attics; 3 bays to each house.
6-panelled doors and overlights in chamfered elliptical-headed surrounds in outer
bays and paired to intermediate houses; elliptical heads to 2 deeply-recessed
sashes with lower glazing bars; ashlar string to door lintels; sill bands to
ground floor and to paired sashes under gables of second house from each end.
Shaped gables on returns, on rear of first bay and above central pair of doors,
the latter containing inscribed stone in scrolled frame. Roof has hipped dormers
with casement windows except in gables; tall corniced and banded brick chimneys.
Enamel street name at left. Iron foot scrapers on stone steps to each pair of
Listing NGR: NZ1686565291
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