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North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
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NZ 36459 69076


TYNEMOUTH TYNEMOUTH ROAD (north side) NZ 36 NE Tynemouth 8/129 Master Mariners' Homes G.V. II Almshouses, now 18 old people's homes. 1837, by J.and B. Green for Tyne Mariners' Benevolent Institution; land given by Duke of Northumberland; restored 1973. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and plinth; Welsh slate roof; lead tower roof. Jacobean style, E-plan with central tower, symmetrical. 2 storeys, 2 groups of 3 bays each, the other groups breaking forward under paired gables. Open-arched ground floor in central projecting bay with 3-storey tower; first floor niche containing commemorative inscription and arms of Trinity House, Newcastle upon Tyne, under elaborate dripmould; clock stage above has corbel table and cornice; ogee-hipped roof with square bellcote and vane. Inserted C.20 doors in central bays of wings; centres of groups flanking tower have inserted casements in blocked doorways. Each central bay projects slightly under shaped gable and is flanked by first-floor corbelled oriels under smaller shaped gables. Casement windows, 3-light on ground floor and 2- light above. High-sloped gable copings, with spear finials and moulded kneelers to principal gables. Conjoined octagonal chimneys at apex of gables to street, ridge chimneys on double span roof.

Listing NGR: NZ3645969076


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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: 26 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01033/05
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