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Rye Hill Building of College of Arts and Technology (East Part), Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Rye Hill Building of College of Arts and Technology (East Part)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304815

OS Grid Reference: NZ2387763804
OS Grid Coordinates: 423877, 563804
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9683, -1.6286

Location: Elswick E Terrace, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE13 6BW

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE13 6BW

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Listing Text

(east side)
11/481 Rye Hill Building of
College of Arts and
Technology (east part)
House, later hospital, now college. Circa 1840. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate
roof. 3 storeys, 4 windows, and 2-storey narrow end bays. Wide balustraded steps
curve in to central glazed porch with double door and wide side lights in
Tuscan pilasters under frieze with paterae. Aproned inner ground-floor sashes
have round heads with archivolts and impost strings;architraves and bracketed hoods
to end sashes and to those of first floor; bracketed sills and architraves to
second floor sashes. Narrow sashes in end bays. Second-floor band; dentilled
cornice; end bays have cornices, blocking courses and pediments with side
consoles. Low-pitched hipped roof has rear ashlar chimney. First floor wrought
iron balcony.

Listing NGR: NZ2387763804

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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