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Town Hall, Wallsend

Description: Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303403

OS Grid Reference: NZ3039866473
OS Grid Coordinates: 430398, 566473
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9919, -1.5264

Location: A193, North Tyneside NE28 7RR

Locality: Wallsend
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE28 7RR

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Listing Text

NZ 36 NW
7/155 Town Hall
Town Hall, now Borough offices. 1907-8 by E.F.W. Liddle and P.L. Brown for the
Borough of Wallsend. Bright red brick with ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh
slate roof with copper corner turret roof. Baroque style. 2 storeys : 11 bays,
the 2 at right set back, and 2 curved corner bays. One-bay pavilions flank
7-bay left section with pedimented central bay containing recessed round-headed
double door and balustraded balcony to first floor tripartite window under
segmental arch with tall double keystone; borough arms in panel above. Round-
headed mullioned and transomed windows in rusticated ground floor; paired sash
windows in architraves in first floor with Ionic Order and balustraded parapet.
Flanking pavilions have similar ground-floor windows, segmental-headed first-
floor single sash under broken segmental pediment on brick pilasters. 2 bays
set back at right have sash windows, 2 curved right corner bays cupport 2-stage
round turret with 8 openings, entablature to each stage, and dome. Bracketed
clock in right pavilion. 9-bay return to Lawson Street in similar style.
Source: W. Richardson, History of the Parish of Wallsend, Newcastle 1923
pp 393-5.

Listing NGR: NZ3039866473

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Source: English Heritage

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