NZ2463 : Bolbec Hall and the 'Lit & Phil', Westgate Road

taken 8 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

Bolbec Hall and the 'Lit & Phil', Westgate Road
Bolbec Hall and the 'Lit & Phil', Westgate Road
Showing Bolbec Hall (opposite), the Literary & Philosophical Society and Neville Hall [1690255]].

Bolbec Hall was built in 1907 by Frank Rich for the Literary and Philosophical Society whose building (the 'Lit & Phil') is the Greek Revival building to the right NZ2463 : Newcastle Literary & Philosophical Society, Westgate Road.
Tyne and Wear HER(8708): Newcastle, Westgate Road, Bolbec Hall LinkExternal link

The Society was established in 1793 and held innovative meetings including a demonstration of electric lighting by Sir Joseph Swan in 1880. Women members were admitted in 1804, and Robert Stephenson was President between 1855 and 1859. Rooms in the Bolbec Hall were let out to provide an income for the Society.
Tyne and Wear HER(8977): Newcastle, Westgate Road, Literary and Philosophical Society LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 February, 2010
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Society building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2483 6393 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1626N 1:36.8207W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2484 6394
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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