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Statutory Address:

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

Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 25118 64786


NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NORTHUMBERLAND ROAD (south side) 17/429 Sutherland Building G.V. II Medical college, later dental hospital and school, in use as a Polytechnic building at the time of listing. Foundation stone dated 1887; completed 1895. By Dunn, Hansom and Dunn. Dark red brick and terracotta with ashlar-coped plinth and ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs at rear. U-plan; Tudor style. 2 storeys, 5:1:4:1 bays with central 3-stage tower and right end canted bay. [flower has open arch to stone porch with benches, niches, and panelled barrel-vault. Bracketed 2-storey oriel above with terracotta ornament. Mullioned-and-transomed windows have central semicircle and round-headed lights; similar glazing to other windows of intermediate bays, with blank tipper left section; canted right end bay. Sill and floor strings; gargoyles and battlemented parapets over end bays and tower; corbel table to intermediate sections. High-pitched roof over bays to right of tower. Historical note: founded as University of Durham College of Medicine.

Listing NGR: NZ2511864786


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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: 04 Nov 2000
Reference: IOE01/03113/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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