Education Committee Distribution Centre office (Ouseburn Schools) - Newcastle - List Entry

  • Description

    "School, now offices. 1893 by F.W. Rich. Four-and-one English garden wall bond brick with ashlar and moulded brick dressings; Welsh slate roof. Three ranges almost enclosing yard. Eclectic style with C17 and C18 elements. Two storeys and attics in three-bay north range; three-storey wings return inwards from corner towers and enclose two-storey sections. Four-stage towers have keyed brick open arches, that at right blocked; long window above in Gibbs surround; two sashes under flat brick arches in third stage and blank fourth; very wide modillioned eaves; ogee-hipped roof with hipped dormers; and on top, three tiers of eaves, the lower two octagonal and the top round, to parabolic roof with low-hipped dormers and ball-and-spike finial, like a Burmese temple roof. Wings have arched entrance porches, GIRLS inscribed at left and BOYS at right, flanked by pedimented pilasters...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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  • Further information

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    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 1 year, 2 months ago
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