BEWICKE SCHOOLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1299634
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
BEWICKE SCHOOLS, TYNEMOUTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BEWICKE SCHOOLS, TYNEMOUTH ROAD

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 32064 66995

Details

WALLSEND TYNEMOUTH ROAD (south side) NZ 36 NW Howdon 7/171 Bewicke Schools G.V. II Schools. 1878 by J. Johnstone for Wallsend School Board. Snecked sandstone with ashlar plinth, dressings and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Symmetrical; E-plan. One storey, 15 bays. Gable over central bay in 5-bay central section flanked by gabled projecting bays; pent porch between these gables; 4-bay flat sections set back at each end. Diagonal-boarded central door and overlight; similar doors in end bays of porch with 4 pink sandstone Gothic columns on dwarf walls. 2-light windows flanking central door and in 4-bay sections and 3-light windows in gabled projections have stone mullions and transoms, and glazing bars; relieving arches in gables. Carved panels in gables inscribed BOYS SCHOOL, INFANT SCHOOL, GIRLS SCHOOL. Steeply-pitched roofs have roll-moulded apex to gable copings on moulded kneelers; ridge chimneys with plinth and coping; 2 small gabled ventilators. Empty at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ3206466995

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303421
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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