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BLAYDON WEST INFANT SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BLAYDON WEST INFANT SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1025209

Location

BLAYDON WEST INFANT SCHOOL, BLAYDON BANK

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

County:

District: Gateshead

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Nov-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303776

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 18364 63299

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