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Backworth Miners Welfare Hall, Backworth

Description: Backworth Miners Welfare Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303263

OS Grid Reference: NZ3006272044
OS Grid Coordinates: 430062, 572044
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0420, -1.5311

Location: B1322, North Tyneside NE27 0AH

Locality: Backworth
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE27 0AH

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Listing Text

SEATON VALLEY (part) B1322 (west side)
NZ 37 SW
4/19 Backworth Miners' Welfare Hall
8.2.49 (formerly listed as Backworth
House, now club. Dated 1778 on rainwater head. By William Newton for R.W.Grey. Sand-
stone ashlar; graduated Lakeland slate roof, rendered chimneys. Basement and 2 storeys,
5 x 5 bays with wings of one storey, 5 bays; of the right wing only the facade
survives. Central renewed double door and fanlight recessed in Venetian doorcase.
Rusticated basement. Sash windows with glazing bars, those on upper floors in
architraves; ground floor windows have fluted friezes and cornices, with pediments
to those in bays 2 and 4. Ground floor and sill bands; dentilled eaves cornice
continuing across pediment over central 3 bays; blocking course. Rear central
pediment. Hipped roof. Wings: arcaded, central 3 bays project slightly; doors in
outer bays blocked except at right in left wing. Interior: entrance hall has
Venetian arch; cast iron grate and radiating-patterned hearth in ground floor
left room. Interior gutted by fire.

Listing NGR: NZ3006272044

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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