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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
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
WALLSEND HIGH STREET EAST (south side)
NZ 36 NW
7/155 Town Hall
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
Listing NGR: NZ3039866473
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