BLOCK 13

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1178626
Date first listed:
22-Aug-1986
Statutory Address:
BLOCK 13, NORTHUMBRIA POLICE HEADQUARTERS

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLOCK 13, NORTHUMBRIA POLICE HEADQUARTERS

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 15588 74096

Details

PONTELAND NORTHUMBRIA POLICE H.Q. NZ 17 SE

17/347 Block 13

GV II

Superintendent's House of cottage homes for children. 1903 by Leeson for the Newcastle Board of Guardians. Now Police Headquarters and college.

Cavity wall in stretcher bond; pebbledashed and painted on 1st floor. Welsh slate roof. House with linking range of offices and water tower attached to rear. Domestic Revival style.

House: 2 storeys plus attics, 3 bays with single-storey 1-bay side wings. Central 2-leaf, 6-panel door, and fanlight with radiating glazing bars under semicircular hood. Canted 5-sided bay windows on ground floor with 12- and 8-pane sashes. 12-pane sashes above. Dentil cornice. High hipped roof with 2 hipped dormers and tall corniced lateral stacks. Single-storey wings have 12-pane sashes; canted bay windows on returns.

Single-storey 6-bay linking range to rear has 12-pane sashes.

Tall, square water tower with cornice, large stone water spouts at corners and tall parapet with scalloped top.

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

Listing NGR: NZ1558874096

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
238841
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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