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Thermal Syndicate Offices, Wallsend

Description: Thermal Syndicate Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303410

OS Grid Reference: NZ2974965744
OS Grid Coordinates: 429749, 565744
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9854, -1.5366

Location: Neptune Road, Wallsend NE28 6BU

Locality: Wallsend
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE28 6BU

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Listing Text

NZ 26 NE
Thermal Syndicate offices
Offices. Circa 1906 for Thermal Syndicate.
Brick with ashlar dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof. Free Baroque style.
2 storeys, 9 windows; gables over entrance in bays 4 and 5 and over 2 right end
bays. Elliptical-headed surround to double door and overlight in prominent
Ionic doorcase with paired, banded pilasters, dentilled cornice and broken
segmental pedimented hood with carved soffit. Wood mullioned-and-transomed
windows, of 6 and 8 lights, on ground floor; cross windows on first floor,
those under gables with stone-mullions and transoms; double keystones under
right gable rise to tall segmental pediment containing roundel. Central gable
over door has tall consoled pediment containing round-headed keyed window.
Ball finials to gables. Hipped roof has ashlar-corniced brick ridge chimneys.
Historical note: the syndicate was formed in 1903 to develop the technique
of fusing quartz for the manufacture of acid-and-heat-resistant vessels.
Source: W. Richardson, History of the Parish of Wallsend. Newcastle 1923
pp349-353. Listed for industrial-historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2974965744

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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