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Rye Hill House, Newcastle College

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9683 / 54°58'5"N

Longitude: -1.6286 / 1°37'42"W

OS Eastings: 423877

OS Northings: 563804

OS Grid: NZ238638

Mapcode National: GBR SM3.BR

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.YDN2

Entry Name: Rye Hill House, Newcastle College

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304815

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Matthew with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE RYE HILL
(east side)
Rye Hill House, Newcastle College

11/481 G.V. II

(Former Listed as 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

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