BLOCKS 9-10 AND 11-12

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1042691

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1986

Statutory Address: BLOCKS 9-10 AND 11-12, NORTHUMBRIA POLICE HQ

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BLOCKS 9-10 AND 11-12, NORTHUMBRIA POLICE HQ

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ponteland

National Grid Reference: NZ 15510 74105

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Details

PONTELAND NORTHUMBRIA POLICE H.Q. NZ 17 SE Blocks 9-10 and 11-12 17/346 II GV

Cottage homes for children. 1903 by Leeson for the Newcastle Board of Guardians. Now Police Headquarters and college.

Cavity walls in stretcher-bond brick, partly pebbledashed and painted. Welsh slate roofs. Two pairs of semi-detached houses in Domestic Revival style. Consciously asymmetrical.

Block 9-10: 2 storeys, 6 bays. Doorway to No. 9 has cornice over; No. 10 has semicircular hood. No. 9 has a canted bay window; No, 10 a bay window. 2- and 3-light windows in moulded wood surrounds. Cross gables over 1st and 3rd bays; bay 4 has gabled half-dormer; bays 5 and 6 under one large cross gable. Hipped roof with 3 brick-corniced stacks.

Block 11-12: 9 bays. Doorways with semicircular hoods on brackets; No. 11 has a large bay window over; No. 12 has a round-headed window. Centre 2 bays have tripartite windows in moulded wood surrounds; semicircular pediments over 1st floor windows. To left, 3 bays with 12-pane sashes and 1st floor dentilled string. To right canted bay window. Over centre bays 2 Flemish gables. Roof hipped on left with octagonal lateral shaft; gabled on right with end stack.

A good example of buildings for the enlightened approach to child care in the early C20.

Listing NGR: NZ1551074105

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