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Watch House, Newton-by-the-Sea

Description: Watch House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237077

OS Grid Reference: NU2405324877
OS Grid Coordinates: 424053, 624877
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5171, -1.6206

Location: 1 Boatmans Place, Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland NE66 3EH

Locality: Newton-by-the-Sea
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3EH

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Listing Text


3/186 Watch House


Coastguard Station, second quarter of C19. Squared rubble with cut dressings,
whitewashed; Welsh slate roof with brick stack. T-plan. Plinth. Coastward
elevation single storey, 3 bays; projecting centre has open-pedimented gable
and canted pyramid-roofed bay window with renewed glazing. Flanking bays
have segmental-headed windows with slightly-projecting sills, right with 12-
pane sash, left blocked. Hipped roof with stepped-and-corniced ridge stack
near right end. Returns show similar 12-pane sashes. Rear elevation shows
central porch with 4-pane casement under pedimented gable, with arched boarded
door on right return; flanking bays have blocked segmental-arched windows.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NU2405324877

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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