Description: Ballard's Smoke House
Clifford's Fort and Boundary Stones Attached
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303381
OS Grid Reference: NZ3635568574
OS Grid Coordinates: 436355, 568574
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0104, -1.4331
TYNEMOUTH UNION ROAD (east side, off)
NZ 3668 NW
13/133 Clifford's Fort (No. 9)
(Ballard's Smoke House) and
boundary stones attached.
Smoke house, formerly barracks building; 2 military fort boundary stones. Circa
1920 smoke house built on mid C19 military building; mid C19 boundary stones.
Smoke house: sandstone rubble rear lower courses, brick ground floor in varying
bonds with sandstone dressings; weatherboarded upper stages; Welsh slate roof.
2 storeys, 3 bays and 3 storeys one bay at right. Central sliding door; flat
stone lintel and projecting stone sill to blocked window at left ground floor;
weatherboarded first floor has horizontal sliding sashes; 3-storey section has
top-hung weatherboarded ventilator shutters. Long louvred ridge ventilator
has 4 tall ventilator stacks. Boundary stones: square blocks set in rubble
north wall, at about 1 1/2 metres above ground, inscribed WD/BS/No. 15; in west
face of north-west corner, about 150 cm above ground, inscribed WD/BS/No. 16:
Listing NGR: NZ3635568574
Source: English Heritage
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