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Former Department of Agriculture, Now School of Architecture

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9799 / 54°58'47"N

Longitude: -1.6153 / 1°36'55"W

OS Eastings: 424718

OS Northings: 565101

OS Grid: NZ247651

Mapcode National: GBR SP0.96

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5325

Entry Name: Former Department of Agriculture, Now School of Architecture

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304903

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: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2465 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE UNIVERSITY QUADRANGLE
(east side)
14/554 Former Department of
Agriculture, now School
of Architecture
GV II
University department. 1913 by W.H. Knowles F.S.A. (panel at right of entrance and
foundation stone). Brown brick with ashlar dressings; roof of plain tiles.
Symmetrical. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attics; 1:3:1 bays, the outer wide bays
under gables. 4 steps up to central open porch with moulded Tudor arch under corbelled
oriel; stone mullioned and transomed windows in irregular-block surrounds; buttressed
end bays have central buttress to corbelled first-floor oriel; 7-light windows in
gable peaks. 3 gabled dormers; roll-moulded continuous parapet. 2 tall stacks with
ashlar plinth and cornice, with 3 chimneys each. Panel in porch: half of cost of
building borne by Clement Stephenson, half by the Ministry of Agriculture.


Listing NGR: NZ2471865101

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