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The Boathouse Public House, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: The Boathouse Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304367

OS Grid Reference: NZ1647265260
OS Grid Coordinates: 416472, 565260
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9817, -1.7441

Location: Water Row, Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 8NL

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE15 8NL

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Listing Text


7/47 The Boathouse Public House


Public house. Circa 1830. Coursed squared sandstone with pecked ashlar dressings
and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings,and ashlar plinths to ashlar
left and yellow brick right end chimneys. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Central joined
boarded door: in stop-chamfered alternate-block surround; chamfered surrounds also
to paired ground-floor sashes and to first-floor sash windows, the right boarded up,
one with glazing bars. Ground floor string. Roof has triangular-section gable
coping resting on moulded kneelers. Left chimney corniced. Right quoins incised with
flood level marks 1856, 1830, 1815 and 1771. Tyne and Wear County Council plaque
at left commemorates association of George Stephenson with Water Row pit, where
from 1798 to 1801 he was in charge of Robert Hawthorn's new pumping engine and
his father, Robert, was fireman. Historical note: The 1771 flood reached
unprecedented heights and destroyed Newcastle bridge.

Listing NGR: NZ1647265260

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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