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Borough Treasurer's Department and Magistates Court borough Treasurer's Department and Magistate's Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0089 / 55°0'32"N

Longitude: -1.4437 / 1°26'37"W

OS Eastings: 435678

OS Northings: 568404

OS Grid: NZ356684

Mapcode National: GBR LBCJ.77

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.SCQF

Entry Name: Borough Treasurer's Department and Magistates Court borough Treasurer's Department and Magistate's Court

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303331

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Shields Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 3568 SE
North Shields
Borough Treasurer's
Department and
Magistrate's Court.
Town Improvement Commissioner's Offices, Savings Bank, Mechanics Institute,
Museum and Police Station; taken over as Town Hall 1849. 1844-5 by John Dobson
for North Shields Improvement Commissioners. Coursed squared tooled sandstone
with ashlar dressings; Lakeland slate roof with stone gable copings. L-shaped
range with frontages to Howard Street and Saville Street, enclosing corner
building of Borough Treasurer's Dept. (q.v.). Tudor style. Howard Street
elevation: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Projecting gabled second bay contains boarded
double door and 2-light window under Tudor arches. Similar window at right.
Impost string, continuous with transom of mullioned alternate windows, is
raised to form hoodmoulds. First floor mullioned windows under separate
hoodmoulds except for tall pointed window in gabled bay, whose hoodmould is
continuous with eaves cornice. Battlemented parapet. Tall, corniced octagonal
chimneys at ends and flanking the gable, which has a double ball finial.
Saville Street frontage similar but plainer and more regular. Source: White;
Directory of Newcastle etc. 1847. H.E. Craster; History of Northumberland,
vol. VIII 1907 p. 352.

Listing NGR: NZ3567868404

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