Description: Gatehouse to Banqueting Hall
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
NZ 26 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE JESMOND DENE ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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