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Description: Sutherland Building
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304758
OS Grid Reference: NZ2511864786
OS Grid Coordinates: 425118, 564786
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9771, -1.6091
NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NORTHUMBERLAND ROAD
17/429 Sutherland Building
Medical college, later dental hospital and school, now Polytechnic building.
Foundation stone dated 1887; completed 1895. By Dunn, Hansom and Dunn. Dark
red brick and terracotta with ashlar-coped plinth and ashlar dressings; Welsh
slate roofs at rear. U-plan; Tudor style. 2 storeys, 5:1:4:1 bays with central
3-stage tower and right end canted bay. [flower has open arch to stone porch with
benches, niches, and panelled barrel-vault. Bracketed 2-storey oriel above with
terracotta ornament. Mullioned-and-transomed windows have central semicircle
and round-headed lights; similar glazing to other windows of intermediate bays,
with blank tipper left section; canted right end bay. Sill and floor strings;
gargoyles and battlemented parapets over end bays and tower; corbel table to
intermediate sections. High-pitched roof over bays to right of tower. Historical
note: founded as University of Durham College of Medicine.
Listing NGR: NZ2511864786
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Source: English Heritage
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