List number: 1380579
List grade: 2
Tyne & Wear HER: 9244
Post code: NE1 4LF
Grid ref: NZ2458064910

King George VI Building, Newcastle University


The King George VI Building at Newcastle University was built 1936-1939, designed by P. Clive Newcombe and largely paid for by Sir Arthur Munro Sutherland. The building had major internal alterations in 1948, and an attic storey added 1955-1957. The entrance hall and Howden Room both have 17th century-style panelling and ornate plaster ceilings.[1] It was originally used for the Medical School (now at Framlington Place), and later for the Department for Agriculture and the Centre for Lifelong Learning. Currently it houses the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences and from 2017, also the School of Pharmacy. The King George VI Building is Grade II listed.

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013978:Health Wing Medical School University of Newcastle upon Tyne St. Thomas Street/King's Road University of Newcastle upon Tyne

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King George VI Building, King's Road, Newcastle

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Newcastle University

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Tyne and Wear HER(9244): Newcastle, Queen Victoria Road, King George VI Building
- "Medical School, now Department for Agriculture and the Centre for Lifelong Learning. 1936-39 with internal alterations 1948, and attic storey added 1955-57. Designed by P Clive Newcombe and largely paid ...

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University Buildings from the Royal Victoria Infirmary

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The King George VI Building, University of Newcastle, St. Thomas' Street, NE1

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The King George VI Building, University of Newcastle, St. Thomas' Street, NE1 (2)

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Basement Corridor

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  • Peter Smith on March 20, 2019, 8:43 p.m.

    "Google identifies the centre spot of Newcastle as being in a cafeteria in the King George VI building at Newcastle University, while the city council believed it might be Grey's Monument." https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-37297689

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