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Beaumont House

Hob Uid: 1499454
Location :
Newcastle upon Tyne
Blakelaw and North Fenham
Grid Ref : NZ2118166874
Summary : Three twelve-storey tower blocks built as public housing as part of a mixed development. The blocks contain 198 dwellings in total. Construction was approved by committee in 1965.
More information : The block was commissioned by Newcastle-upon-Tyne County Borough Council. The Primary and Alternate addresses of Beaumont, Brockwell and Moorland House are the individual addresses of each block; all are current and of equal status. The Alternate Name is the name that was given to the contract for the development. (1)

George Wimpey and Co. Ltd.'s tender for the contract was £632,472. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Source details : Gazetteer 1
Page(s) : 357
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Source Number : 2
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Personal archive of Dr Miles Glendinning held at Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mid 20th Century
Display Date : Construction approved 1965
Monument End Date : 1965
Monument Start Date : 1965
Monument Type : Tower Block, Council Flats
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 26 NW 64
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, TOWER BLOCK DATABASE PILOT PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31