NZ2464 : Blenheim House, Westgate Road, NE1

taken 9 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

Blenheim House, Westgate Road, NE1
Blenheim House, Westgate Road, NE1
Built 1919, by Cackett and Burns Dick for the Robert Sinclair Tobacco Co. Ltd - see NZ2464 : Ghost sign on Blenheim House, Westgate Road, NE1. It was an addition to a slightly earlier warehouse. It's built in white Portland stone - the lower two floors with pronounced joints - massive three-storey square columns, and a heavy cornice above the fifth floor topped with five square dormers. The style is vaguely Egyptian, with stylised acanthus leaves at the top of the columns and decorative metal panels between them. The building was converted into flats in the late 1980s.

The Buildings of Grainger Town - No.170. See NZ2464 : The Earl Grey Monument, Grey Street, NE1.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2429 6407 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.2397N 1:37.3260W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2428 6408
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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