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Latitude: 54.9707 / 54°58'14"N
Longitude: -1.6118 / 1°36'42"W
OS Eastings: 424948
OS Northings: 564079
OS Grid: NZ249640
Mapcode National: GBR SPJ.D3
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.6BQ7
Entry Name: Balmbra's Music Hall
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320266
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304501
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CLOTH MARKET
20/193 Nos. 6 and 8
(Balmbra's Music Hall)
Public house and music-hall. 1902 by A. Stockwell; originally the 'Carlton' P.H.
Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Ground floor
has recessed entrance at right, curved window with slender pilasters at left.
Bracketed ground-floor entablature. Upper floors have narrow sashes in end bays,
paired sashes in centre, all in architraves; pediments above first-floor end
windows and end pilasters. Dentils to these and to central window cornice. Top
dentilled cornice breaks forward over panelled end pilasters. Similar short
pilasters with ball finials flank pedimented shaped gable containing keyed
roundel. False segmental broken pediment, with central ball finial, below
roundel. Steeply-pitched roof has corniced end chimneys. Historical note: this
building replaced the 'Wheatsheaf' P.H., which was owned by one Balmbra in the
mid C19 and was the setting for the first performance of the song 'The Blaydon
Races' in which it is mentioned.
Listing NGR: NZ2494864078
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