Tyne and Wear HER(9259): Benwell, West Road, Pendower Open-Air School

  • Description

    "Open-air school 1925. Rendered brick on north and west; full-width folding glazed doors on other walls; slate roofs. Main L-plan block and 3 pavilions stepping forward from south arm. Hall at north and classrooms at west have glazed corridors. 3 pavilions have whole sides which open; and low pyramidal roofs. Built in an attempt to combat the high rate of serious illness among schoolchildren...."
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/9259
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 5 years, 11 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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