BLOCKS 1-2 AND 3-4

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1157176

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1986

Statutory Address: BLOCKS 1-2 AND 3-4, NORTHUMBRIA POLICE HQ

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BLOCKS 1-2 AND 3-4, 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 15375 74026

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Details

PONTELAND NORTHUMBRIA POLICE H.Q. NZ 17 SE Blocks 1-2 and 3-4 17/344

GV II

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.

Block 1-2: Consciously asymmetrical facade with one gable to left and 2 to right. 2 storeys, 6 bays. Half-glazed doors in 2nd and 5th bays. Ipswich windows in outer bays, those on 1st floor in half-dormers with semicircular pediments. Half-timbered gables with bargeboards. Hipped roof with 3 boarded ridge stacks.

Block 3-4: also asymmetric 6-bay facade with similar doors. 2-storey, 5-sided bay window under pedimented gable in 4th bay. Hipped roof with half-hipped transverse roofs over outer bays. 3 corniced stacks.

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

Listing NGR: NZ1537574026

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 238838

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