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Buddle Arts Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Wallsend, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 54.9942 / 54°59'39"N

Longitude: -1.5366 / 1°32'11"W

OS Eastings: 429747

OS Northings: 566725

OS Grid: NZ297667

Mapcode National: GBR KBQP.4H

Mapcode Global: WHC3L.CQJQ

Entry Name: Buddle Arts Centre

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303419

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

NZ 26 NE
6/169 Buddle Arts Centre and
No. 258a.
Schools, now library store and arts centre. 1876 by J. Johnstone in competition
for Wallsend Schools Board. Snecked sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and
dressings; Welsh slate roof with decorative ridge tiles. E-plan with 3 rear
wings. Scottish baronial style. One storey and attics in gables; 13 bays and
pent end porches. Symmetrical. End and central bays gabled and projecting.
Bays flanking are set back 3-bay flat sections. Replaced central door and
overlight, window above. Sash windows with glazing bars, paired, in chamfered
surrounds with bar stops; sloping cills. Windows in gables under drip strings
with relieving arches over. Crow-stepped gables on moulded kneelers, the
centre with clove finial; corbel table in intermediate sections. Date panel
at first floor centre. Roof has square central bellcote with fishscale roof.
Truncated ashlar chimneys; one at right remains to full height. Linking open-
arched passage set back at left to former headmaster's house; open-arched porch
set back at right. Brick extension to east not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2974766725

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