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Architecture of Tyne and Wear

07 July 2009

1881 – The Northern Assurance Company, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Austin, Johnson & Hicks “These offices occupy a commanding position at the comer of St. Nicholas-square and Colling-wood-street. The frontage is of rubbed ashlar, and the door case of dark-red granite. The...

08 March 2011

1883 – Royal Jubilee School, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Dunn & Hansom Perspective view including plans published in The Building News, September 7th 1883. Never completed as designed, the cupola was never finished. Now demolished.

07 July 2009

1885 – Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Arthur B. Gibson

23 June 2010

1886 – Cooperative Society Warehouses & Offices, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Oliver & Leeson Front Elevation including plans as published in The Building News. September 3rd 1886.

29 May 2010

1887 – All Saints Church, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Robert J. Johnson Perspective View with small plan & Interior View, published in The Building News, October 7th 1887.

24 October 2012

1887 – Jubilee Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne

In 1886 the Mayor of Newcastle requested the use of the Bull Park to hold the Royal Jubilee Exhibition in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s 50th year on the throne. The Royal Jubilee...

12 April 2010

1887 – The Wouldhave Memorial, South Shields, Northumberland

Architect: J.H. Morton The 18th-century boat-builder William Wouldhave is commemorated by the Wouldhave Memorial, at Pier Head, South Shields for his part in the invention of the self-righting lifeboat. Published in The Building...

07 July 2009

1888 – Technical & Training College, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Oliver & Leeson

07 July 2009

1891 – The Grand Hotel, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Lamb, Armstrong & Knowles