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Description: Careers Centre
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304509
OS Grid Reference: NZ2508364828
OS Grid Coordinates: 425083, 564828
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9774, -1.6096
NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE COLLEGE STREET
17/199 Careers Centre
Dame Allan's School, now Careers Centre. 1883 by R.J. Johnson. Brick with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; roofs of plain tiles; lead tower roofs. 2 blocks
forming nearly L-plan. 2 storeys, 9 bays: and set-back right bay. 3-storey
towers flank central wide entrance bay. Projecting entrance has 3 open arches on
2 fat Tuscan columns with entasis; Ipswich oriel above. Towers have small square
windows in first and third stages; tall sashes in second with keystones and
segmental heads; top cornice, parapet with ball finials, and ogee-hipped roofs
with vane finials. Similar sash windows in 3 bays set back at either sides
shaped gable to right set-back bay and niche containing statue of Dame Allan.
Steeply-pitched hipped roof to main block: with gable over central oriel; shaped
gables and tall corniced, panelled chimneys to right return.
Listing NGR: NZ2508364828
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Source: English Heritage
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