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Forecourt Wall and Gates to Wills' Tobacco Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Dene, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9959 / 54°59'45"N

Longitude: -1.562 / 1°33'43"W

OS Eastings: 428116

OS Northings: 566897

OS Grid: NZ281668

Mapcode National: GBR SXQ.73

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.ZPBG

Entry Name: Forecourt Wall and Gates to Wills' Tobacco Factory

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304508

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Dene

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Gabriel

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(North Side)

9/810 Forecourt wall and gates
to Wills' Tobacco Factory


Forecourt wall and gates. Mid 1940s.
Portland stone ashlar; wrought iron. Wall about 1.2 m high with gabled copings,
ramped up in stages from east to west. At west end wall is ramped up to a pair
of square gate piers with slipped and chamfered tops. These hold side screens and double gates, with scrolled ornament, hung from wrought iron inner piers also with scrolling. At top centre of each gate an enamelled shield.

Listing NGR: NZ2811666897

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