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Watch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.5171 / 55°31'1"N

Longitude: -1.6206 / 1°37'14"W

OS Eastings: 424053

OS Northings: 624877

OS Grid: NU240248

Mapcode National: GBR K43N.Y3

Mapcode Global: WHC11.2LKD

Entry Name: Watch House

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237077

Location: Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Newton-by-the-Sea

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Embleton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


3/186 Watch House


Coastguard Station, second quarter of C19. Squared rubble with cut dressings,
whitewashed; Welsh slate roof with brick stack. T-plan. Plinth. Coastward
elevation single storey, 3 bays; projecting centre has open-pedimented gable
and canted pyramid-roofed bay window with renewed glazing. Flanking bays
have segmental-headed windows with slightly-projecting sills, right with 12-
pane sash, left blocked. Hipped roof with stepped-and-corniced ridge stack
near right end. Returns show similar 12-pane sashes. Rear elevation shows
central porch with 4-pane casement under pedimented gable, with arched boarded
door on right return; flanking bays have blocked segmental-arched windows.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NU2405324877

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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