Tyne and Wear HER(13275): Addison, miners institute - Details
Addison, miners institute
A T-shaped building with a projecting side porch. There was a steeple on the roof of the shorter wing. There were barge boards on the gable end and a probable dormer in the main roof. The gable apices were finished with turned posts. Inside there was a reading room, communal hall and union lodge room. The building was destroyed by fire in the 1930s.
Norman Emery, 1990, Corrugated Iron Public Buildings in County Durham, Durham Archaeological Journal, Vol 6, 1990, page 70; Rippeth, W.G., 1988, Ryton in Old Picture Postcards, p 57