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Blocks 5-6 and 7-8

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponteland, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0609 / 55°3'39"N

Longitude: -1.7599 / 1°45'35"W

OS Eastings: 415435

OS Northings: 574074

OS Grid: NZ154740

Mapcode National: GBR J94X.SL

Mapcode Global: WHC38.Y241

Entry Name: Blocks 5-6 and 7-8

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238839

Location: Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ponteland

Built-Up Area: Smallburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ponteland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 17 SE
Blocks 5-6 and 7-8

Cottage homes for children. 1903 by Leeson for the Newcastle Board of Guardians.
Now Police Headquarters and college. Cavity walls in stretcher bond brick;
partly pebbledashed and painted. Welsh slate roofs. Two pairs of semi-detached
houses in Domestic Revival style.

Block 5-6. Consciously asymmetrical facade. 2 storeys, 6 bays. No. 5 has door
with cornice and 2-light window above under gable; canted bay window to left.
No. 6 has door with segmental head and canted bay window over; bay window to
right. Hipped roof with 4 gables of varying sizes; and over right bay a large
Flemish gable. 3 corniced stacks. Recent extension to right is not of special

Block 7-8: almost symmetrical; only the doors break the symmetry. Door to No. 7
is in a 2-storey porch while door to No. 8 has a canted oriel over. Single-
storey bay windows in outer bays. 2- and 3-light windows in moulded wood frames.
Bargeboarded cross gables over outer bays and similar smaller gables over centre
bays. Hipped roof with 3 corniced stacks.

Listing NGR: NZ1543574074

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