THE SONG SCHOOL AND CHOIR VESTRY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1024769

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1987

Statutory Address: THE SONG SCHOOL AND CHOIR VESTRY, ST NICHOLAS' CHURCHYARD

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Location

Statutory Address: THE SONG SCHOOL AND CHOIR VESTRY, ST NICHOLAS' CHURCHYARD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 25017 64002

Summary

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History

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Details

NZ 2564 SW and NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE ST NICHOLAS' CHURCHYARD 21/621 & 24/621 The Song School and Choir Vestry GV I

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NZ 2564 SW and NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ST. NICHOLAS' CHURCHYARD (centre) 21/621 and 24/621 Thomlinson Library GV I Library and vestry attached to Cathedral of St. Nicholas (q.v.), St. Nicholas' Street, 1736, perhaps by Daniel Garrett. Sandstone ashlar. Palladian style. 3 storeys, 5 bays. Rusticated ground floor has steps up to part-glazed 6-panelled door at right in architrave with large key and flanking voussoirs: similar surrounds to ground-floor sash windows with glazing bars, broad in that at right. First floor band; Giant Ionic Order above defines bays containing sashes with glazing bars in lugged surrounds, those on first floor with alternate pediments. Blocking course above entablature. Plain iron railings and handrails on steps. Historical note: built at the expense of Walter Blackett to contain the library bequeathed to the church by Dr. Thomlinson. Sources: Mackenzie History of Newcastle pp.490-496; Laing Art Gallery The Tyneside Classical Tradition (1980) p.6.

Listing NGR: NZ2501764002

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304824

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mackenzie, E , History of Newcastle, (1827), 490-6
'Laing Art Gallery Catalogue' in The Tyneside Classical Tradition, (1980), 6

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