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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370740
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238839
Location: Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20
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
PONTELAND NORTHUMBRIA POLICE H.Q.
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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