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Historic Buildings and Monuments in Blyth


Listed Buildings and Scheduled Monuments in Blyth, Northumberland, from the National Heritage List for England 

Structure List No. Grade Built~ Note
No. 11, Bath Terrace 1041338 II C18th  
No. 12, Bath Terrace 1371410 II c.1800  
No. 13, Bath Terrace 1041339 II C19th  
2 Defence Electric Light Emplacements to East of Link House 1371407 II c.1914  
Nos. 4 and 6, Wensleydale Terrace 1154715 II 1821  
Nos. 5-10, Bath Terrace 1371409 II 1790  
Blyth First World War Memorial 1433647 II 1923 In Ridley Park
Blyth Submariners' War Memorial 1433644 II c.1916 In Blyth South Beach Cemetery
Blyth United Reformed Church 1041348 II 1876 Waterloo Road. Now Headway Arts
Boathouse Tavern 1371412 II C17th Bridge Street. Now 'The Quay'
Church of Our Lady and St Wilfred 1154702 II 1862 Waterloo Road
Church of St Mary 1154689 II 1864 Wanley Street, Blyth
Church of St Cuthbert 1041345  II* 1892 Replaced earlier church of 1751.
Gloucester Lodge Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery 1402264  n/a 1941 Scheduled Monument.
Coastal Artillery Battery on Blyth Links 1021401  n/a 1916 Scheduled Monument.
Former Rocket House 1396399 II C19th Bath Terrace
Fort on Blyth Links 1041334 II C19th aka Fort Ccoulson. Remodelled 1914-18.
Front Garden Walls to Numbers 4 and 6 1041349 II c.1821 Wensleydale Terrace
Fynes Memorial in Cowpen Cemetery, 75 Metres South East of Cemetery Chapels 1154669 II 1892 Memorial to Richard Fynes
Gate Pier at Entrance to Link House Farm 1041335 II C17th  
Gates and Screen Wall at Entrance to Cowpen Cemetery 1154663 II c.1875  
Grotto, 100 Metres South of Bebside North Farm 1303739 II C18th Associated with Bebside Old Hall
Church of St Mary 1303743 II 1827 Horton. On medieval site.
Harbour Commissioners Offices 1041341 II 1913 Bridge Street
High Light (Lighthouse Attached to Rear Wing of Number 8) 1371411 II 1788 Back lane of Bath Terrace
House 10 Metres North of St Mary's Church 1041347 II 1858 Wanley Street, former headmaster's house 
Kings Head Hotel 1041340 II C19th Bridge Street. Now cafe.
Lloyds Bank 1303735 II 1898 Bridge Street. Now The Marahaj's Lounge.
Low Horton Farmhouse 1041377 II C18th Horton.
Pair of Chapels in Cowpen Cemetery 1041343 II c.1875  
Police Station 1371413 II 1896 Bridge Street. Former police station.
Public Lavatory, Outbuilding and Enclosing Walls, to East of Link House 1276282 II c.1914 Former engine house for searchlights.
Roman Catholic Church of St Cuthbert 1431014 II 1840 Cowpen Road
Straugham Tomb, 6 Metres West of St Cuthbert's Church Hall 1154682 II 1817 Tomb: William & Mary Straugham
The Wallaw Cinema 1031569 II 1937 Former cinema, now a Wetherspoon pub.
War Memorial in Miners Welfare Park 1303710 II c.1919  
War Memorial to West of Junction with Briardale Road 1041344 II 1920 Cowpen
Watts and English Headstone 8 Metres South of St Cuthbert's Church Hall 1041346 II C18th  

Primary source: the National Heritage List for England - NHLE is the register of nationally protected historic buildings and sites in England, including listed buildings, scheduled monuments, protected wrecks, registered parks and gardens, and battlefields. The list is maintained by Historic England. Check NHLE for updates and new entries. Secondary sources: British Listed Buildings and Keys to the Past.

Blyth Battery
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First World War Memorial
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First World War Memorial
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High Light, Lighthouse
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High Light, Lighthouse
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Church of St. Cuthbert
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Church of St. Cuthbert
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Wallaw
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Wallaw
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Gloucester Lodge Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery
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Gloucester Lodge Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery
- Gloucester Lodge Battery, just south of Blyth, was a Second World War heavy anti-aircraft gun battery and radar site. It is one of only a handful of complete or near ...
Church of Our Lady and St. Wilfrid
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Church of Our Lady and St. Wilfrid
- Overview Map Street View Our Lady and St Wilfred's Roman Catholic church is located on Waterloo Road, Blyth Northumberland. The church was built 1862 and is Grade II listed on ...
Church of St. Mary, Horton, Blyth
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Church of St. Mary, Horton, Blyth
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Headway ArtsSpace, former URC Church
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Headway ArtsSpace, former URC Church
- Overview Map Street View Headway ArtSpace is located in The Old Church on Waterloo Road in Blyth. The brick-built Gothic revival-style church was built 1874-1876, by Thomas Oliver junior. It was ...
The Quay (Pub)
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The Quay (Pub)
- Overview Map Street View The Quay is a public house on Bridge Street, by the junction with Quay Road in Blyth. It was formerly known as the Boathouse Tavern and ...
Church of St Mary, Blyth
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Church of St Mary, Blyth
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Old Police Station, Blyth
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Old Police Station, Blyth
- Overview Map Street View The former Police Station is located on the south side of Bridge Street in Blyth. The Police Station was built in 1896 by John Cresswell, the County ...
Church of St Cuthbert RC, Cowpen
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Church of St Cuthbert RC, Cowpen
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Former Lloyds Bank
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Former Lloyds Bank
- Overview Map Street View The Maharaj's Lounge is located at No. 33 Bridge Street in Blyth. The building was originally built in 1898 as a Lloyds Bank. The building is ...
WW1 Searchlight Emplacements
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WW1 Searchlight Emplacements
- Overview Map Street View Two defence electric light emplacements from the First World War located on the Links at Blyth. The emplacements were operated by an E.L.O. (Electric Light Officer) ...
The King's Head, Blyth
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The King's Head, Blyth
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Cowpen War Memorial
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Cowpen War Memorial
- The war memorial in Cowpen, Blyth, is located on the junction of Briardale Road and Cowpen Road. It was built in 1920 to commemorate 59 local servicemen who lost their ...
Fort Coulson
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Fort Coulson
- Fort Coulson was a coastal defence fort located on the Links at Blyth. It was originally built in the late 19th century, then remodelled as a gun emplacement during the First ...
Former Harbour Commissioner's Offices
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Former Harbour Commissioner's Offices
- Overview Map Street View The former Harbour Commissioner's Offices are located on the corner of Bridge Street and Plessey Road in Blyth. They were built in 1913 by Cackett and ...

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