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Latitude: 54.964 / 54°57'50"N
Longitude: -1.7147 / 1°42'52"W
OS Eastings: 418364
OS Northings: 563300
OS Grid: NZ183633
Mapcode National: GBR JCG1.KB
Mapcode Global: WHC3P.MHPD
Entry Name: Blaydon West Infant School
Listing Date: 24 March 1949
Last Amended: 18 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303776
Location: Gateshead, NE21
Local Authority Ward: Blaydon
Built-Up Area: Blaydon
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Blaydon and Swalwell
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 16 SE BLAYDON BLAYDON BANK
4/10 Blaydon West Infant
24.3.49 as Axwell Park School)
School.1907-9 by J. Morson. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings;
diagonal tiles with later felt covering. Arts and Crafts Baroque style.
North front: 2 storeys, the lower being a blank high basement. 8 bays, symmetrical
2 high central bays have 4 linked, coped round gables above 4 large hall
windows flanked by smaller windows; main windows have very tall triple keystones
and cut voussoirs rising to copings. Bays 2, 3, 6 and 7 have 3 grouped windows
each, the central taller and similar to windows of central bays, in raised
coped gables breaking the eaves; bays one and 8 contain 3 small cloakroom
windows. Ornamental rain water heads between windows of centre section
and between bays one and 2, and 7 and 8. Long tapered buttress bay divisions
die to the wall plane at floor level. Single-storey south front has eaves
interrupted by 6 gables, the 2 centre ones higher, with similar treatment;
and small projecting canted-bay end windows, Pupils' entrances set back at sides.
Chamfered coping to wall enclosing area to north.
Listing NGR: NZ1834463259
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