NZ2463 : Bewick House, Bewick Street

taken 9 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

Bewick House, Bewick Street
Bewick House, Bewick Street
In the foreground is NZ2463 : Cardinal Hume Monument. The statue stands on the end of a stone plinth representing the shape of Lindisfarne. The text on the boulder plinth on the left is Caedmon's Hymn from the C7th, the earliest Christian poem in Old English. Sculptor, Nigel Boonham, took inspiration for the garden design from its translation NZ2463 : The Basil Hume Memorial Garden, Neville Street
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At the right is Neville Street, almost opposite Central Station. On the left, opens Bewick Square leading to Forth Lane at its junction with Pink Lane NZ2463 : Bewick Square. There is a photo looking up Bewick Street here NZ2463 : Bewick Street
The ground floor of Bewick House is due to open as a restaurant and bar to be called 'The Town Wall'.
The building was built in 1884 by Austin and Johnson, to provide offices for the Tyne Improvement Commission NZ2463 : Doorway, Bewick House In 1911, W.H. Wood added the upper three floors.
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To the right is Gunner House NZ2463 : Gotham Town, Neville Street
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 December, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 22 December, 2010
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Building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2452 6392 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1582N 1:37.1113W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2450 6388
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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