Description: Public Baths
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303408
OS Grid Reference: NZ3042466424
OS Grid Coordinates: 430424, 566424
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9915, -1.5260
WALLSEND LAWSON STREET (east side)
NZ 36 NW
7/160 Public Baths
Public baths. Circa 1908 by E.F.W. Liddle and P.L. Brown for the Borough of
Wallsend. Sandstone ashlar and brick with ashlar dressings; roof not visible.
Restrained Baroque style. Office block at left 2 storeys, 3 bays. Bath hall
at right 1 tall storey, one wide bay. Left part: rusticated ground floor.
Round-arched entrances for MEN and WOMEN flank Diocletian window in
projecting centre bay. First floor tripartite window flanked by single
windows in architraves; renewed glazing. Top entablature and blocking
course rest on rusticated pilasters of centre bay and at junction with
bath hall. High ashlar plinth and rusticated angle pilasters frame
Diocletian window in brick upper part of baths hall. Low, stone-coped
Listing NGR: NZ3042466424
Source: English Heritage
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