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Description: 10, the Avenue
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236843
OS Grid Reference: NU1634803559
OS Grid Coordinates: 416348, 603559
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3258, -1.7439
NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR THE AVENUE
NU 10 SE
6/174 No. 10
Bungalow, 1936 by M.P. Reavell for the Fountains Abbey Settlers Society.
Brick, rendered and whitewashed; pantile roof. L-plan. 3 bays. Central
renewed part-glazed door with 12-pane sash and 2 small windows to right;
projecting left bay shows 12-pane sash under gable with plain bargeboards.
Ridge stack on each part of roof. Left return shows 12-pane sash and gable
with plain bargeboards; right return shows doorway and small window under
similar gable. 3-bay rear elevation shows 12-pane sashes, paired at left
Listed for historical interest. The Fountains Abbey Settlers Society was
established in 1934 by Commander Clare Vyner to provide a rural settlement
for unemployed craftsmen from Tyneside. 77 houses were built, mostly with
attached lX acre plots and tenanted by families from Gateshead and elsewhere.
The scheme was not a total success, many tenants soon returning to Tyneside.
Listing NGR: NU1634803559
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Source: English Heritage
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