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Latitude: 54.9769 / 54°58'36"N
Longitude: -1.6098 / 1°36'35"W
OS Eastings: 425072
OS Northings: 564767
OS Grid: NZ250647
Mapcode National: GBR SPT.C0
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.75PG
Entry Name: Burt Hall
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326021
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304757
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
NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NORTHUMBERLAND ROAD
17/428 Burt Hall
Trade Union Offices. Dated 1895 on plaque beside door. By John W. Dyson for
Northumberland Miners' Association. Statue of miner by Canavan on gable. Bright red
brick and terra cotta with sandstone ashlar dressings and graduated Lakeland
slate roof with ornamental red ridge tiles. 2 storeys, 2 wide bays, the left
gabled and the right having 2 windows. Door at right of gabled bay has fanlight
in round-headed surround; similar surround to 3-light window at left, wide first
floor oriel above flanked by canopied niches; shaped gable peak has blind
balustrade, pilasters, and raised pediment with life-size statue of a miner.
Sill, impost and floor strings; cornices to both floors. Ball finials. Historical
note: plaque states hall was built by the miners in recognition of valuable
service rendered by Thomas Burt M.P. as general secretary for 27 years, and to
commemorate his appointment as secretary of Board of Trade in 1892. Statue of
miner is modelled on figure in R. Hedley's 'Going Home', a painting well-known from
lithographs. Listed for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NZ2507264767
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