Tyne and Wear HER(5580): Ouseburn, Albion Row, Ouseburn Schools - Details
Title of image: Ouseburn Council Schools, City Road [note: should be Albion Row]
Description: A view of Ouseburn Council Schools, City Road.
Additional info: Print black and white
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries
Accession number: NCL 014758
Provider: Newcastle City Library
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Ouseburn, Albion Row, Ouseburn Schools
Opened in 1893. Closed in 1960s and re-opened in 1993 as a Business Development Centre. Built by F.W. Rich and characterised by Dutch type gables, decorative moulded brickwork and pagoda style turrets similar to those found on Burmese temples. LISTED GRADE 2
<< HER 5580 >> Pers. Comm. M. Greatbatch, 2004, Ouseburn Heritage Officer; Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p. 29; Elain Harwood, 2010, England's Schools - History, architecture and adaptation, page 95; Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p 137; John Penn, 2009, The Enigmatic Architect: Frank West Rich (1840-1929), Archaeologia Aeliana, 5th Series, Vol XXXVIII, pp 139-149