BLAYDON WEST INFANT SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025209

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: BLAYDON WEST INFANT SCHOOL, BLAYDON BANK

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Location

Statutory Address: BLAYDON WEST INFANT SCHOOL, BLAYDON BANK

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

District: Gateshead (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 18364 63299

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History

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Details

NZ 16 SE BLAYDON BLAYDON BANK (west side) Blaydon 4/10 Blaydon West Infant School(formerly listed 24.3.49 as Axwell Park School)

G.V. II

School.1907-9 by J. Morson. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; diagonal tiles with later felt covering. Arts and Crafts Baroque style. North front: 2 storeys, the lower being a blank high basement. 8 bays, symmetrical 2 high central bays have 4 linked, coped round gables above 4 large hall windows flanked by smaller windows; main windows have very tall triple keystones and cut voussoirs rising to copings. Bays 2, 3, 6 and 7 have 3 grouped windows each, the central taller and similar to windows of central bays, in raised coped gables breaking the eaves; bays one and 8 contain 3 small cloakroom windows. Ornamental rain water heads between windows of centre section and between bays one and 2, and 7 and 8. Long tapered buttress bay divisions die to the wall plane at floor level. Single-storey south front has eaves interrupted by 6 gables, the 2 centre ones higher, with similar treatment; and small projecting canted-bay end windows, Pupils' entrances set back at sides. Chamfered coping to wall enclosing area to north.

Listing NGR: NZ1834463259

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 303776

Legacy System: LBS

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