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Statutory Address:

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland
National Grid Reference:
NU 16348 03559


NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR THE AVENUE NU 10 SE (West side) Swarland 6/174 No. 10 II

Bungalow, 1936 by M.P. Reavell for the Fountains Abbey Settlers Society. Brick, rendered and whitewashed; pantile roof. L-plan. 3 bays. Central renewed part-glazed door with 12-pane sash and 2 small windows to right; projecting left bay shows 12-pane sash under gable with plain bargeboards. Ridge stack on each part of roof. Left return shows 12-pane sash and gable with plain bargeboards; right return shows doorway and small window under similar gable. 3-bay rear elevation shows 12-pane sashes, paired at left end.

Listed for historical interest. The Fountains Abbey Settlers Society was established in 1934 by Commander Clare Vyner to provide a rural settlement for unemployed craftsmen from Tyneside. 77 houses were built, mostly with attached lX acre plots and tenanted by families from Gateshead and elsewhere. The scheme was not a total success, many tenants soon returning to Tyneside.

Listing NGR: NU1634803559


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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: 22 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07858/04
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