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Benton House (Conservative Club)

A Grade II Listed Building in Benton, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0097 / 55°0'34"N

Longitude: -1.5754 / 1°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 427250

OS Northings: 568429

OS Grid: NZ272684

Mapcode National: GBR KBFH.QZ

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.RBZV

Entry Name: Benton House (Conservative Club)

Listing Date: 27 February 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303254

Location: North Tyneside, NE7

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Benton

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Long Benton St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 NE
6/9 Benton House (Conservative
27.2.50 Club)
House, now club. Late C18 and Cl9. Built for T.C. Bigge (1739-94). Sandstone ashlar;
graduated Lakeland slate roof. 2 storeys; 1:3:5 bays. Main block of 5 bays has
inserted sash window in central Tuscan porch with fluted necking; glazing bars to
2 sashes either side; none to renewed first floor sashes. Sill and floor bands;
dentilled broken pediment over central 3 bays, and dentilled eaves gutter cornice;
floating cornice above central window. Wing set back at left has pedimented first
bay containing tripartite windows, transomed on ground and sashed at first floors;
eaves cornice under keystoned roundel in pediment. Half-glazed central door (with
large overlight) in 3-bay linking section which has renewed sash windows and early
C20 pedimented dormer. Hipped roof with ashlar chimneys. Interior damaged by fire.
Shop inserted in rear of first bay: see under Front Street.

Listing NGR: NZ2725068429

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