Description: Block 27
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238842
OS Grid Reference: NZ1542674010
OS Grid Coordinates: 415426, 574010
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0603, -1.7600
PONTELAND NORTHUMBRIA POLICE H.Q.
NZ 17 SE
17/348 Block 27
Workshops for cottage homes. 1903 for the Newcastle Board of Guardians. Now
Police workshops. Cavity walls with stretcher bond brick. Welsh slate roof.
3 ranges forming U-plan. Single-storey, 5 x 3 bays. 2-light windows in moulded
wood surrounds. 12-pane sash in each light. Hipped roof with 2 corniced
stacks. 2 boarded doors, and boarded double doors to rear.
Included for group value and historical interest as a survival of industrial
training for boys in care.
Listing NGR: NZ1542674010
Source: English Heritage
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