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Former Department of Agriculture, Now School of Architecture

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9799 / 54°58'47"N

Longitude: -1.6153 / 1°36'55"W

OS Eastings: 424718

OS Northings: 565101

OS Grid: NZ247651

Mapcode National: GBR SP0.96

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5325

Plus Code: 9C6WX9HM+XV

Entry Name: Former Department of Agriculture, Now School of Architecture

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304903

Location: Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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(east side)
14/554 Former Department of
Agriculture, now School
of Architecture
University department. 1913 by W.H. Knowles F.S.A. (panel at right of entrance and
foundation stone). Brown brick with ashlar dressings; roof of plain tiles.
Symmetrical. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attics; 1:3:1 bays, the outer wide bays
under gables. 4 steps up to central open porch with moulded Tudor arch under corbelled
oriel; stone mullioned and transomed windows in irregular-block surrounds; buttressed
end bays have central buttress to corbelled first-floor oriel; 7-light windows in
gable peaks. 3 gabled dormers; roll-moulded continuous parapet. 2 tall stacks with
ashlar plinth and cornice, with 3 chimneys each. Panel in porch: half of cost of
building borne by Clement Stephenson, half by the Ministry of Agriculture.

Listing NGR: NZ2471865101

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