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Careers Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in South Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9774 / 54°58'38"N

Longitude: -1.6096 / 1°36'34"W

OS Eastings: 425083

OS Northings: 564828

OS Grid: NZ250648

Mapcode National: GBR SPV.1C

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.75R1

Plus Code: 9C6WX9GR+X4

Entry Name: Careers Centre

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304509

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: South Jesmond

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(east side)

17/199 Careers Centre


Dame Allan's School, now Careers Centre. 1883 by R.J. Johnson. Brick with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; roofs of plain tiles; lead tower roofs. 2 blocks
forming nearly L-plan. 2 storeys, 9 bays: and set-back right bay. 3-storey
towers flank central wide entrance bay. Projecting entrance has 3 open arches on
2 fat Tuscan columns with entasis; Ipswich oriel above. Towers have small square
windows in first and third stages; tall sashes in second with keystones and
segmental heads; top cornice, parapet with ball finials, and ogee-hipped roofs
with vane finials. Similar sash windows in 3 bays set back at either sides
shaped gable to right set-back bay and niche containing statue of Dame Allan.
Steeply-pitched hipped roof to main block: with gable over central oriel; shaped
gables and tall corniced, panelled chimneys to right return.

Listing NGR: NZ2508364828

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

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