BOROUGH TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT AND MAGISTATES COURT BOROUGH TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT AND MAGISTATE'S COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1354989
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
BOROUGH TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT AND MAGISTATE'S COURT, HOWARD STREET
Statutory Address:
BOROUGH TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT AND MAGISTATES COURT, SAVILLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOROUGH TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT AND MAGISTATE'S COURT, HOWARD STREET
Statutory Address:
BOROUGH TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT AND MAGISTATES COURT, SAVILLE STREET

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 35678 68404

Details

TYNEMOUTH HOWARD STREET (east side) NZ 3568 SE North Shields 14/86 Borough Treasurer's Department and Magistrate's Court. G.V. II Town Improvement Commissioner's Offices, Savings Bank, Mechanics Institute, Museum and Police Station; taken over as Town Hall 1849. 1844-5 by John Dobson for North Shields Improvement Commissioners. Coursed squared tooled sandstone with ashlar dressings; Lakeland slate roof with stone gable copings. L-shaped range with frontages to Howard Street and Saville Street, enclosing corner building of Borough Treasurer's Dept. (q.v.). Tudor style. Howard Street elevation: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Projecting gabled second bay contains boarded double door and 2-light window under Tudor arches. Similar window at right. Impost string, continuous with transom of mullioned alternate windows, is raised to form hoodmoulds. First floor mullioned windows under separate hoodmoulds except for tall pointed window in gabled bay, whose hoodmould is continuous with eaves cornice. Battlemented parapet. Tall, corniced octagonal chimneys at ends and flanking the gable, which has a double ball finial. Saville Street frontage similar but plainer and more regular. Source: White; Directory of Newcastle etc. 1847. H.E. Craster; History of Northumberland, vol. VIII 1907 p. 352.

Listing NGR: NZ3567868404

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
303331
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
White, , Directory of Newcastle, (1847)
Craster, H H E, 'A History of Northumberland' in The Parish Of Tynemouth, , Vol. 8, (1907), 352

Legal

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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