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Description: Trinity House
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304433
OS Grid Reference: NZ2534964008
OS Grid Coordinates: 425349, 564008
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9701, -1.6055
NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BROAD CHARE (west side)
21/128 Trinity House Nos. 4,
5 and 6
Storage building, later rigging loft and dwellings, now storage and empty
offices. Early C16. Sandstone with Welsh slate roof. South elevation to
Trinity House yard: 3 storeys, 4 bays. Wide architraves to 5-panelled doors
in bays 3, 4 and 6. Almost regular fenestration. Sash windows with glazing
bars in C20 architraves; narrow casement at left end of first floor; chamfered
surround to small square casement on second floor at left; similarly-shaped
blocked openings at intervals on second floor. 2-storey buttress between
fourth and fifth bays; probable garderobe chute at right end, with small
square window inserted. Steeply-pitched end gables have overlapping stone
coping and eroded carved finials. Sundial dated 1721 at centre of second
floor possibly resited. Interior shows very strong first floor on corbels;
king-post roof with arched tie beam. Source: McCombie "The Buildings of
Trinity House, Newcastle upon Tyne" Archaeologia Aeliana 5th series XIII.
Listing NGR: NZ2534964008
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Source: English Heritage
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