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Gatehouse to Banqueting Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Gatehouse to Banqueting Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304646

OS Grid Reference: NZ2603566542
OS Grid Coordinates: 426035, 566542
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9928, -1.5946

Location: Jesmond Dene Road, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 2EU

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE2 2EU

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Listing Text

(east side)
9/326 Gatehouse to Banqueting
17/12/71 Hall (formerly listed
as Jesmond Dene Gatehouse
to Banqueting Hall).
Gatehouse to Banqueting Hall. 1869-70 by R. Norman Shaw for Sir William
Armstrong. Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh
slate roof with stone gable copings. Irregular plan, with gateway at left and
house at right. One storey and attics, 4 bays. Gothic style. Gabled left bay
has wide 2-centred- arched porch with head-stopped drip mould; ledge boarded door
with elaborate hinges under Tudor arch at right. Stone-muiiioned-and-transomed
windows. Central gabled half dormer. Carved panels above gateway have WGA at
left and 1870 at right. Steeply-pitched roof has roll-moulded coping and
finials; tall paired octagonal chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2603566542

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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