Description: Cullercoats Watch Club House
Date Listed: 14 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303389
OS Grid Reference: NZ3640071402
OS Grid Coordinates: 436400, 571402
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0358, -1.4320
TYNEMOUTH VICTORIA CRESCENT (east side)
NZ 37 SE
14.2.85 Cullercoats Watch Club House
Look-out house, now club. 1877-79 by F. W. Rich for Cullercoats Life Brigade.
Roughly squared sandstone with rock-faced quoins and dressings; wood verandah;
plain-tiled roof. Shingled belfry with balustrade. One-storey, one-bay gable
end to street and set-back corner porch at left; rear polygonal. Boarded door
in porch under catslide roof; 4-x 3-light stone-mullioned square-headed
window under gable has 2 stone and one wood transoms. Casements with glazing
bars in back verandah which has turned posts supporting catslide hipped roof.
Clock turret, in right return, has tall octagonal roof. Historical note:
Cullercoats Life Brigade was the second to be formed, immediately after that
at Tynemouth on 5th December 1864. Source:"Cullercoats in the Old Days"
lecture by Alderman Spence reported in Shields Daily News, March 1901.
Listing NGR: NZ3640071402
Source: English Heritage
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