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Banqueting House About 500 Metres East and 300 Metres South of Gibside

A Grade I Listed Building in Whickham South and Sunniside, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9221 / 54°55'19"N

Longitude: -1.7181 / 1°43'5"W

OS Eastings: 418164

OS Northings: 558634

OS Grid: NZ181586

Mapcode National: GBR JCFJ.TC

Mapcode Global: WHC3W.LK20

Entry Name: Banqueting House About 500 Metres East and 300 Metres South of Gibside

Listing Date: 1 February 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303874

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Whickham South and Sunniside

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Whickham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(north side)
Gibside Estate

10/109 Banqueting house about
500 metres east and1.2.50
300 metres south of

G.V. I I

Banqueting house. 1751 by Daniel Garrett for George Bowes.
Restored 1980 by Charlewood, Curry ,Wilson and Atkinson. Sandstone ashlar;
concealed roof. Gothick style. Large room with rear apse facing vista and
projecting wings. One storey, 3 by 3 bays. Entrance front: central stepped
arcaded 3-bay loggia on octagonal columns. Niches in rear wall; 6-panel
doors,with deep reeded reveals, in inner returns of wings. Tall pointed
parapet holds quatrefoil and cross ornament; wings have battlemented parapets.
Garden front: 5 curved steps to central sash with opening panels below:
flanking sashes in apse, one sash at either side, all with glazing bars.
Tall pierced screen wall and 3 stepped, crocketed, ornamented gables over
the apse; battlemented side parapets. Cusped ogee surrounds to windows.
Similar surrounds to niches on returns. Interior: transverse main hall with
mid-side apses, the inner holding fireplace and flanking niches, ogee-
headed with moulded plasterwork. Similar heads to mirrors above cable-
moulded dado rail. Coved ceiling and patterned plaster frieze.

Listing NGR: NZ1816458634

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