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Thermal Syndicate Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Wallsend, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9854 / 54°59'7"N

Longitude: -1.5366 / 1°32'11"W

OS Eastings: 429749

OS Northings: 565744

OS Grid: NZ297657

Mapcode National: GBR KBQS.3N

Mapcode Global: WHC3L.CYHH

Entry Name: Thermal Syndicate Offices

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303410

Location: North Tyneside, NE28

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Wallsend

Built-Up Area: Wallsend

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Wallsend St Peter and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WALLSEND NEPTUNE ROAD (east side)
NZ 26 NE
Thermal Syndicate offices
6/162
II
Offices. Circa 1906 for Thermal Syndicate.
Brick with ashlar dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof. Free Baroque style.
2 storeys, 9 windows; gables over entrance in bays 4 and 5 and over 2 right end
bays. Elliptical-headed surround to double door and overlight in prominent
Ionic doorcase with paired, banded pilasters, dentilled cornice and broken
segmental pedimented hood with carved soffit. Wood mullioned-and-transomed
windows, of 6 and 8 lights, on ground floor; cross windows on first floor,
those under gables with stone-mullions and transoms; double keystones under
right gable rise to tall segmental pediment containing roundel. Central gable
over door has tall consoled pediment containing round-headed keyed window.
Ball finials to gables. Hipped roof has ashlar-corniced brick ridge chimneys.
Historical note: the syndicate was formed in 1903 to develop the technique
of fusing quartz for the manufacture of acid-and-heat-resistant vessels.
Source: W. Richardson, History of the Parish of Wallsend. Newcastle 1923
pp349-353. Listed for industrial-historical interest.


Listing NGR: NZ2974965744

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