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Backworth Miners Welfare Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Valley, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.042 / 55°2'31"N

Longitude: -1.5311 / 1°31'51"W

OS Eastings: 430062

OS Northings: 572044

OS Grid: NZ300720

Mapcode National: GBR KBR4.BC

Mapcode Global: WHC3D.GJ4L

Entry Name: Backworth Miners Welfare Hall

Listing Date: 8 February 1949

Last Amended: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303263

Location: North Tyneside, NE27

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Valley

Built-Up Area: Backworth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Earsdon and Backworth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

SEATON VALLEY (part) B1322 (west side)
NZ 37 SW
4/19 Backworth Miners' Welfare Hall
8.2.49 (formerly listed as Backworth
House, now club. Dated 1778 on rainwater head. By William Newton for R.W.Grey. Sand-
stone ashlar; graduated Lakeland slate roof, rendered chimneys. Basement and 2 storeys,
5 x 5 bays with wings of one storey, 5 bays; of the right wing only the facade
survives. Central renewed double door and fanlight recessed in Venetian doorcase.
Rusticated basement. Sash windows with glazing bars, those on upper floors in
architraves; ground floor windows have fluted friezes and cornices, with pediments
to those in bays 2 and 4. Ground floor and sill bands; dentilled eaves cornice
continuing across pediment over central 3 bays; blocking course. Rear central
pediment. Hipped roof. Wings: arcaded, central 3 bays project slightly; doors in
outer bays blocked except at right in left wing. Interior: entrance hall has
Venetian arch; cast iron grate and radiating-patterned hearth in ground floor
left room. Interior gutted by fire.

Listing NGR: NZ3006272044

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