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Description: Lodge to Victoria School for the Blind
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304402
OS Grid Reference: NZ2127664301
OS Grid Coordinates: 421276, 564301
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9729, -1.6691
NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYPEE BENWELL LANE (south side)
11/99 Lodge to Victoria School for
Lodge to former Benwell Dene house. 1865 by Alfred Waterhouse for Dr. Thomas
Hodgkin. Hammer-dressed snecked sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings;
graduated dark slate roof with stone gable copings. One storey, one bay and
left porch. Canted bay window with hipped roof under pierced roundel in gable
peak. Shouldered chamfer to windows. Plain chamfered window in porch. Left
return of porch has shouldered surround to door under gable. Clove finials to
roof, that at front damaged. Tall coped ridge chimney with open top panels.
Listing NGR: NZ2127664301
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Source: English Heritage
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