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Sutherland Building

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

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Latitude: 54.9771 / 54°58'37"N

Longitude: -1.6091 / 1°36'32"W

OS Eastings: 425118

OS Northings: 564786

OS Grid: NZ251647

Mapcode National: GBR SPX.44

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.850B

Plus Code: 9C6WX9GR+R9

Entry Name: Sutherland Building

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304758

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

(south side)
17/429 Sutherland Building
Medical college, later dental hospital and school, in use as a Polytechnic building at the time of listing. Foundation stone dated 1887; completed 1895. By Dunn, Hansom and Dunn. Dark red brick and terracotta with ashlar-coped plinth and ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs at rear. U-plan; Tudor style. 2 storeys, 5:1:4:1 bays with central 3-stage tower and right end canted bay. [flower has open arch to stone porch with benches, niches, and panelled barrel-vault. Bracketed 2-storey oriel above with terracotta ornament. Mullioned-and-transomed windows have central semicircle and round-headed lights; similar glazing to other windows of intermediate bays, with blank tipper left section; canted right end bay. Sill and floor strings; gargoyles and battlemented parapets over end bays and tower; corbel table to intermediate sections. High-pitched roof over bays to right of tower. Historical note: founded as University of Durham College of Medicine.

Listing NGR: NZ2511864786

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

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