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1, Howard Street, North Shields

Description: 1, Howard Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303326

OS Grid Reference: NZ3576268230
OS Grid Coordinates: 435762, 568230
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0074, -1.4424

Location: Howard Street, North Tyneside NE30 1AW

Locality: North Shields
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE30 1AW

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Listing Text

NZ 3568 SE
14/81 North Shields
24.10.85 No. 1
Subscription library, now offices. 1806-07 for the Tynemouth Literary and
Philosophical Society. Sandstone ashlar with roll-moulded plinth; rusticated
ground floor; brick returns and rear; Welsh slate roof with flat stone gable
coping and end brick chimneys. 2 storeys, 1:3:1 bays, the central section under
pediment. Central 6-panelled door in pedimented Tuscan doorcase with fluted
frieze; pilasters & entablature in similar style to flanking windows; tall
Venetian window in Ionic Order above flanked by roundel in pediment; voussoirs
to 2 ground-floor sash windows in end bays; single window with plain stone
lintel above. All first-floor sashes have margin lights; sill bands. Similar
sashes in left return gable and large roundel in gable peak. Historical note:
roundels formerly contained clocks. Source: Newcastle Chronicle 7th November

Listing NGR: NZ3576268230

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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