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ROCKET GARAGE

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: ROCKET GARAGE

List entry Number: 1025344

Location

ROCKET GARAGE, JOHN STREET

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

County:

District: North Tyneside

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303342

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ3631271288

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