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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 23209 64429


NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD (north side) 11/585 Westgate Hill School GV II School. Dated 1898, by Dunn, Hansom and Fenwicke. Red brick with terra-cotta dressings; Lakeland slate roof. H-plan. 3 storeys, 11 bays. Central 5-bay block has rusticated ground floor, the rustications forming voussoirs and triple keys to windows, under string; rusticated pilasters framing first floor bays support entablature with swell frieze. Flat pilasters on second floor; 3 central bays are raised and have a tall shaped gable above the entablature, which has date tablet, swan-neck broken pediment and ball finial. Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Narrow linking bays to 3-storey wings with stepped gables which have scrolled consoles on each step. Ground floor windows in centre block and three first-floor windows above are all round-arched , the outer ones with gauged brick arches and hoodmould, those in centre with keyed architraves. Tripartite windows in upper groups of 3 in outer bays in wings, the second floor of Venetian pattern; Some sashes with glazing bars, some casements. Entrances concealed behind C20 additions which are not of interest. similar enriched gables on returns.

Listing NGR: NZ2320964429


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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: 03 Nov 2000
Reference: IOE01/03113/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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