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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wallsend, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9919 / 54°59'30"N

Longitude: -1.5264 / 1°31'35"W

OS Eastings: 430398

OS Northings: 566473

OS Grid: NZ303664

Mapcode National: GBR KBSQ.BB

Mapcode Global: WHC3L.JSCH

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303403

Location: North Tyneside, NE28

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Wallsend

Built-Up Area: Wallsend

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Wallsend St Peter and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WALLSEND HIGH STREET EAST (south side)
NZ 36 NW
7/155 Town Hall
G.V. II
Town Hall, now Borough offices. 1907-8 by E.F.W. Liddle and P.L. Brown for the
Borough of Wallsend. Bright red brick with ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh
slate roof with copper corner turret roof. Baroque style. 2 storeys : 11 bays,
the 2 at right set back, and 2 curved corner bays. One-bay pavilions flank
7-bay left section with pedimented central bay containing recessed round-headed
double door and balustraded balcony to first floor tripartite window under
segmental arch with tall double keystone; borough arms in panel above. Round-
headed mullioned and transomed windows in rusticated ground floor; paired sash
windows in architraves in first floor with Ionic Order and balustraded parapet.
Flanking pavilions have similar ground-floor windows, segmental-headed first-
floor single sash under broken segmental pediment on brick pilasters. 2 bays
set back at right have sash windows, 2 curved right corner bays cupport 2-stage
round turret with 8 openings, entablature to each stage, and dome. Bracketed
clock in right pavilion. 9-bay return to Lawson Street in similar style.
Source: W. Richardson, History of the Parish of Wallsend, Newcastle 1923
pp 393-5.


Listing NGR: NZ3039866473

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