BROADCASTING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104908
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1971
Statutory Address:
BROADCASTING HOUSE, NEW BRIDGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BROADCASTING HOUSE, NEW BRIDGE STREET

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

District:
Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 25145 64486

Details

NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NEW BRIDGE STREET (south side) 21/412 17/12/71 Broadcasting House G.V. II Maternity hospital, now B.B.C. offices and studios. 1826 by John Dobson; land given by Corporation of Newcastle. Sandstone ashlar with coursed squared stone returns and rear; low-pitched dark slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 x 7 bays. Tudor style. Recessed wide centre bay has Tudor-arched surround to renewed door; corbelled oriel above with Perpendicular tracery. Flanking bays have 2-light windows below, canopied panels on brackets above; all windows and canopies cusped. Label moulds. Eaves string; coped parapet. Historical note: Dobson gave his services free; other expenses were met by public subscription. Source E. MacKenzie History of Newcastle. Newcastle, 1827; pp. 517-520 'The Lying-In Hospital'.

Listing NGR: NZ2514564486

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304737
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mackenzie, E , History of Newcastle, (1827), 517-20

Legal

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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Date: 25 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/02337/20
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