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North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 27250 68429


LONGBENTON HOYLAKE AVENUE (north side) NZ 26 NE 6/9 Benton House (Conservative 27.2.50 Club) G.V. II House, now club. Late C18 and Cl9. Built for T.C. Bigge (1739-94). Sandstone ashlar; graduated Lakeland slate roof. 2 storeys; 1:3:5 bays. Main block of 5 bays has inserted sash window in central Tuscan porch with fluted necking; glazing bars to 2 sashes either side; none to renewed first floor sashes. Sill and floor bands; dentilled broken pediment over central 3 bays, and dentilled eaves gutter cornice; floating cornice above central window. Wing set back at left has pedimented first bay containing tripartite windows, transomed on ground and sashed at first floors; eaves cornice under keystoned roundel in pediment. Half-glazed central door (with large overlight) in 3-bay linking section which has renewed sash windows and early C20 pedimented dormer. Hipped roof with ashlar chimneys. Interior damaged by fire. Shop inserted in rear of first bay: see under Front Street.

Listing NGR: NZ2725068429


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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: 22 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03172/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs J.H. Black. Source Historic England Archive
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