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Burt Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in South Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9769 / 54°58'36"N

Longitude: -1.6098 / 1°36'35"W

OS Eastings: 425072

OS Northings: 564767

OS Grid: NZ250647

Mapcode National: GBR SPT.C0

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.75PG

Entry Name: Burt Hall

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304757

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NORTHUMBERLAND ROAD
(south side)
17/428 Burt Hall
G.V. II
Trade Union Offices. Dated 1895 on plaque beside door. By John W. Dyson for
Northumberland Miners' Association. Statue of miner by Canavan on gable. Bright red
brick and terra cotta with sandstone ashlar dressings and graduated Lakeland
slate roof with ornamental red ridge tiles. 2 storeys, 2 wide bays, the left
gabled and the right having 2 windows. Door at right of gabled bay has fanlight
in round-headed surround; similar surround to 3-light window at left, wide first
floor oriel above flanked by canopied niches; shaped gable peak has blind
balustrade, pilasters, and raised pediment with life-size statue of a miner.
Sill, impost and floor strings; cornices to both floors. Ball finials. Historical
note: plaque states hall was built by the miners in recognition of valuable
service rendered by Thomas Burt M.P. as general secretary for 27 years, and to
commemorate his appointment as secretary of Board of Trade in 1892. Statue of
miner is modelled on figure in R. Hedley's 'Going Home', a painting well-known from
lithographs. Listed for historical interest.


Listing NGR: NZ2507264767

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