Description: 11, New Quay (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 24 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 303289
OS Grid Reference: NZ3564367933
OS Grid Coordinates: 435643, 567933
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0047, -1.4443
TYNEMOUTH BOROUGH ROAD (west side)
NZ 36 NE
24.1.84 Nos 65, 66 and 67
Sailors' Home, now offices. 1854-6 by Benjamin Green for 4th Duke of Northumberland.
Ashlar with rusticated ground floor; low-pitched Welsh slate roof. L-plan. 3 storeys
and attic; 3, 3 and 3 bays defined by flat giant Ionic pilasters. 4-panelled door
under 2-paned fanlight in third bay, and double door in glazed round-headed opening
in fifth. Round-headed windows in other bays of ground floor. First-floor windows
have stilted fanlights under fluted surrounds in bays 2 and 8; pediment in bay 5;
architraves in remaining bays. Second floor and attic windows in plain reveals,
all with glazing bars. Dentilled entablature to second floor; attic defined by
pilasters under cornice and blocking course. Similar style left return to New
Quay: 5 and 3 bays. Voussoirs to elliptical-headed carriage entrance in first
bay. Ground floor windows boarded up at time of survey. Source: H.E. Craster
History of Northumberland vol. VIII The Parish of Tynemouth 1907.
Listing NGR: NZ3564367933
Source: English Heritage
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