FORMER WHICKHAM VIEW SCHOOLS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1024807

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: FORMER WHICKHAM VIEW SCHOOLS, MUSCOTT GROVE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER WHICKHAM VIEW SCHOOLS, MUSCOTT GROVE

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 20104 64715

Summary

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History

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Details

NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE MUSCOTT GROVE 11/397 Former Whickham View Schools G.V. II Schools. Now Community Centre. 1936-8; F. W. Harvey, Building Surveyor to City of Newcastle Education Committee. Mostly Flemish garden wall bond brick with concrete dressings; metal windows; felt-covered tower roof. X-plan. Art Deco style. Central octagonal tower, supported on concrete piers with inlaid granite bands, over vehicle and flanking pedestrian archways with triple soldier-course lintels. Curved balcony to tall window with stepped head. Ornamental glazing bars to and to lantern windows above; banded lower section to low, hipped roof. 2 stepped outer bays each side contain tall stair window and higher round stair window at end. Classroom wings of one storey, 12 windows break forward; diagonal cloakrooms at front link to gymnasium blocks set back. Swimming-pool wing further forward at right. Most doors original with geometric glazing bars to overlights. Windows all original. Flat roofs. Interior shows mostly original glazing to doors; horizontal oak panelling in entrance halls; twin concrete spiral stairs to tower with compass panel on ceiling.

Listing NGR: NZ2010464715

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304721

Legacy System: LBS

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