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Description: 57, 58 and 59, Front Street
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303312
OS Grid Reference: NZ3701169359
OS Grid Coordinates: 437011, 569359
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0174, -1.4227
TYNEMOUTH FRONT STREET (south side)
NZ 3669 SE and NZ 3769 SW
9/66 and 10/66 Nos. 57, 58 and 59.
3 houses and one shop. Mid C18/early C19. English bond brick with
ashlar dressings; wood shop front; Welsh slate roof. Basement,2 storeys
and attic; 3 wide bays. Round brick passage arch at left. Shop inserted
in no. 57. 6-panelled doors with overlights and bracketed elliptical
hoods at right of houses. Sash windows above shop and at left of nos.
58 and 59, renewed glazing bars to No. 58 and late C19 glazing bars
elsewhere, with wedge stone lintels and projecting stone sills. 3 case-
ments in barge-boarded dormers in steeply-pitched roof with low gable
parapet at right; massive central and taller right banded brick chimneys.
Interiors of nos. 57 and 58 show staircase with ramped handrail; shutters
to no. 58. Interior of no. 59 not inspected. Historical note: Harriet
Martineau, political writer and economist, lived here 1840-45 while
convalescing, and was visited by literary figures of the time including
Thomas Carlyle and Charlotte Bronte. Source: W.W. Tomlinson Notes on
Cullercoats, Whitley and Monkseaton (1893) p.71.
Listing NGR: NZ3701169359
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