Tyne and Wear HER(7584): Shipcote, Saltwell View, Little Theatre

  • Description

    "This building is fascinating in many ways – in its origins, the time and process of building, as well as its distinguished architecture, by an equally if not more distinguished architect, Scottish-born Herbert Lewis Honeyman. The form of the building remains true to the original, and incorporates the adjacent 3 and 4 Saltwell View as well as the theatre building itself. It was financed by the well-known Dodds sisters, of Home House, Low Fell, who were founder members of the Progressive Players for whom it provided a home. The company lamented the lack of a theatre in Gateshead wherein they might perform, and sought to amend the omission. The building is extremely unusual in being built during World War II...."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/7584
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 6 months ago
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