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47a, Percy Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0221 / 55°1'19"N

Longitude: -1.4223 / 1°25'20"W

OS Eastings: 437032

OS Northings: 569880

OS Grid: NZ370698

Mapcode National: GBR LBHC.WJ

Mapcode Global: WHD4S.31ZB

Entry Name: 47a, Percy Gardens

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303353

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH PERCY GARDENS (west side)
NZ 36 NE
Tynemouth
8/107 No. 47A
G.V. II
Look-out post and gun emplacements. Circa 1916, for the army . Reinforced
concrete 7-storey tower with gun emplacement on roof. Plain boarded door in
blank north face with raised corners. Main south front has 6-sided windows
in round bays on 4 upper floors. Interior shows concrete stair with iron
handrail from ground floor to roof space, trap-door to roof now blocked.
Historical note: supposed to have been built after German bombardment of
the north-east coast, as a fall-of-shot tower and for range-finding of guns
of Tynemouth Battery.


Listing NGR: NZ3703269880

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