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Latitude: 54.9774 / 54°58'38"N
Longitude: -1.6096 / 1°36'34"W
OS Eastings: 425083
OS Northings: 564828
OS Grid: NZ250648
Mapcode National: GBR SPV.1C
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.75R1
Entry Name: Careers Centre
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320314
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304509
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: South Jesmond
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE COLLEGE STREET
17/199 Careers Centre
Dame Allan's School, now Careers Centre. 1883 by R.J. Johnson. Brick with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; roofs of plain tiles; lead tower roofs. 2 blocks
forming nearly L-plan. 2 storeys, 9 bays: and set-back right bay. 3-storey
towers flank central wide entrance bay. Projecting entrance has 3 open arches on
2 fat Tuscan columns with entasis; Ipswich oriel above. Towers have small square
windows in first and third stages; tall sashes in second with keystones and
segmental heads; top cornice, parapet with ball finials, and ogee-hipped roofs
with vane finials. Similar sash windows in 3 bays set back at either sides
shaped gable to right set-back bay and niche containing statue of Dame Allan.
Steeply-pitched hipped roof to main block: with gable over central oriel; shaped
gables and tall corniced, panelled chimneys to right return.
Listing NGR: NZ2508364828
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