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Description: Trinity House Banqueting Hall and Board Room
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304431
OS Grid Reference: NZ2536963995
OS Grid Coordinates: 425369, 563995
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9699, -1.6052
NZ 2564 SW and NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BROAD CHARE (west side)
21 and 24/126 Trinity House
Banqueting Hall and
14.6.54 Board Room.
Banqueting Hall. Dated 1721 on plaque. English garden wall bond brick (4 and one)
with painted ground floor and ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 5
windows. Ground floor has segmental-headed passage arch in third bay; irregular
fenestration: 3 square windows, 2 on left C19 2-light, Tudor style under drip
moulds. First floor has covered gallery in first bay linking with adjacent
building; 5 elliptical-headed sash windows with wide glazing bars in architraves
with small keys; moulded sills. Floor string; gutter cornice under parapet with
pilasters and ashlar coping. Interior shows 4-bay hall with panelled walls;
ceiling has stucco decoration with central oval compass. Re-used Jacobean
overmantel with carved side panels and central arms of Charles I. Mostly
original or early glass. Board room off entrance passage: dated 1791 on plaque
on right return to rear of banqueting hall. Probably by John Stokoe. Half-
glazed door and screen to passage; stucco modillioned ceiling cornice; chimney
piece with cornice.
Listing NGR: NZ2536963995
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Source: English Heritage
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