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Bewicke Schools

A Grade II Listed Building in Riverside, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9965 / 54°59'47"N

Longitude: -1.5003 / 1°30'1"W

OS Eastings: 432064

OS Northings: 566995

OS Grid: NZ320669

Mapcode National: GBR KBYN.ZP

Mapcode Global: WHC3L.XNQZ

Entry Name: Bewicke Schools

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303421

Location: North Tyneside, NE28

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Built-Up Area: Wallsend

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Willington St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WALLSEND TYNEMOUTH ROAD (south side)
NZ 36 NW
Howdon
7/171
Bewicke Schools
G.V. II
Schools. 1878 by J. Johnstone for Wallsend School Board. Snecked sandstone with
ashlar plinth, dressings and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings.
Symmetrical; E-plan. One storey, 15 bays. Gable over central bay in 5-bay central
section flanked by gabled projecting bays; pent porch between these gables;
4-bay flat sections set back at each end. Diagonal-boarded central door and
overlight; similar doors in end bays of porch with 4 pink sandstone Gothic
columns on dwarf walls. 2-light windows flanking central door and in 4-bay
sections and 3-light windows in gabled projections have stone mullions and
transoms, and glazing bars; relieving arches in gables. Carved panels in gables
inscribed BOYS SCHOOL, INFANT SCHOOL, GIRLS SCHOOL. Steeply-pitched roofs have
roll-moulded apex to gable copings on moulded kneelers; ridge chimneys with
plinth and coping; 2 small gabled ventilators. Empty at time of survey.


Listing NGR: NZ3206466995

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