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North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
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NZ 30398 66473


WALLSEND HIGH STREET EAST (south side) NZ 36 NW 7/155 Town Hall G.V. II Town Hall, now Borough offices. 1907-8 by E.F.W. Liddle and P.L. Brown for the Borough of Wallsend. Bright red brick with ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roof with copper corner turret roof. Baroque style. 2 storeys : 11 bays, the 2 at right set back, and 2 curved corner bays. One-bay pavilions flank 7-bay left section with pedimented central bay containing recessed round-headed double door and balustraded balcony to first floor tripartite window under segmental arch with tall double keystone; borough arms in panel above. Round- headed mullioned and transomed windows in rusticated ground floor; paired sash windows in architraves in first floor with Ionic Order and balustraded parapet. Flanking pavilions have similar ground-floor windows, segmental-headed first- floor single sash under broken segmental pediment on brick pilasters. 2 bays set back at right have sash windows, 2 curved right corner bays cupport 2-stage round turret with 8 openings, entablature to each stage, and dome. Bracketed clock in right pavilion. 9-bay return to Lawson Street in similar style. Source: W. Richardson, History of the Parish of Wallsend, Newcastle 1923 pp 393-5.

Listing NGR: NZ3039866473


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Richardson, W, History of the Parish of Wallsend, (1923), 393-5


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

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