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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 304737

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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