ROCKET GARAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025344

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: ROCKET GARAGE, JOHN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ROCKET GARAGE, JOHN STREET

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

District: North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: NZ3631271288

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History

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Details

TYNEMOUTH JOHN STREET (west side) NZ 37 SE Cullercoats 5/97 Rocket garage G.V. II Life brigade apparatus house, now garage. Dated 1867 above door. For Cullercoats Life Brigade. Painted snecked stone with ashlar dressings and quoins; graduated slate roof with one tall end brick chimney. One storey, one x 3 bays. Gable end to street. Double boarded door in elliptical-headed keyed arch and alternate-block jambs. Inscribed stone scroll above: LIFE BRIGADE HOUSE/1867. Small chamfered pointed-arched niche above. Right return has 2 windows and one blind bay. Bargeboards with finials. Historical note: this was the second Life Brigade in the country, formed immediately after that at Tynemouth of 1864. These brigades pioneered the technique of saving shipwreck victims by rocket-firing lifelines to wrecked vessels.

Listing NGR: NZ3631271288

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 303342

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