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Westgate Hill School

A Grade II Listed Building in Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9739 / 54°58'26"N

Longitude: -1.6389 / 1°38'20"W

OS Eastings: 423209

OS Northings: 564429

OS Grid: NZ232644

Mapcode National: GBR SKL.PZ

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.S7RR

Entry Name: Westgate Hill School

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304937

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Wingrove

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD
(north side)
11/585 Westgate Hill School
GV II
School. Dated 1898, by Dunn, Hansom and Fenwicke. Red brick with terra-cotta
dressings; Lakeland slate roof. H-plan. 3 storeys, 11 bays. Central 5-bay block has
rusticated ground floor, the rustications forming voussoirs and triple keys to
windows, under string; rusticated pilasters framing first floor bays support
entablature with swell frieze. Flat pilasters on second floor; 3 central bays are
raised and have a tall shaped gable above the entablature, which has date tablet,
swan-neck broken pediment and ball finial. Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Narrow
linking bays to 3-storey wings with stepped gables which have scrolled consoles on
each step. Ground floor windows in centre block and three first-floor windows above
are all round-arched , the outer ones with gauged brick arches and hoodmould, those
in centre with keyed architraves. Tripartite windows in upper groups of 3 in outer
bays in wings, the second floor of Venetian pattern; Some sashes with glazing bars,
some casements. Entrances concealed behind C20 additions which are not of interest.
similar enriched gables on returns.


Listing NGR: NZ2320964429

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