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Description: Ashfield Parents Centre and Ashfield Nursery School and Walls, Gate Piers and Gate Attached
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304539
OS Grid Reference: NZ2339863892
OS Grid Coordinates: 423398, 563892
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9691, -1.6360
NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ELSWICK ROAD
11/227 Nos. 97-101 (odd)
(Ashfield Parents Centre
and Ashfield Nursery
School and walls, gate
piers and gate attached.
Ashfield House; c.1830 for Richardson, tanner; now in educational use. Sandstone
ashlar; dark slate roofs, graduated over main block. U-plan with wings running
forward to enclose garden. 2 storeys; main block 3 bays; central projecting
enclosed Tuscan porch with 4 pilasters has 6-panelled door with overlight and
narrow side lights; cornice and blocking course. Renewed glazing to tripartite
window above in plain reveal with projecting stone sill; similar single windows in
side bays. Eaves band, gutter cornice. Low-pitched hipped roof with no chimneys
visible. Slightly lower wings have 3 similar windows on inner returns, some blind;
end walls, to street have 4-panelled doors, that to No. 101 at right renewed, and
one window each floor. Quadrant walls enclosing garden have ramped flat coping;
2 tall square gate piers, Gothic-panelled, have overlapping pyramidal coping.
Wrought iron gate with dog bars.
Listing NGR: NZ2339863892
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