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Burt Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Burt Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304757

OS Grid Reference: NZ2507264767
OS Grid Coordinates: 425072, 564767
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9769, -1.6098

Location: College Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8JG

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 8JG

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Listing Text

(south side)
17/428 Burt Hall
Trade Union Offices. Dated 1895 on plaque beside door. By John W. Dyson for
Northumberland Miners' Association. Statue of miner by Canavan on gable. Bright red
brick and terra cotta with sandstone ashlar dressings and graduated Lakeland
slate roof with ornamental red ridge tiles. 2 storeys, 2 wide bays, the left
gabled and the right having 2 windows. Door at right of gabled bay has fanlight
in round-headed surround; similar surround to 3-light window at left, wide first
floor oriel above flanked by canopied niches; shaped gable peak has blind
balustrade, pilasters, and raised pediment with life-size statue of a miner.
Sill, impost and floor strings; cornices to both floors. Ball finials. Historical
note: plaque states hall was built by the miners in recognition of valuable
service rendered by Thomas Burt M.P. as general secretary for 27 years, and to
commemorate his appointment as secretary of Board of Trade in 1892. Statue of
miner is modelled on figure in R. Hedley's 'Going Home', a painting well-known from
lithographs. Listed for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2507264767

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Source: English Heritage

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