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Shieldfield House

Hob Uid: 1499804
Location :
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Grid Ref : NZ2571964928
Summary : A twenty-six-storey point block of 128 dwellings, built as public housing. The architects for the development were Douglass Wise and Partners. Construction was approved by committee in 1966.
More information : The block was commissioned by Newcastle-upon-Tyne County Borough Council. The Alternate name is the name that was given to the contract for the development. (1-2)


Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Source details : Gazetteer 1
Page(s) : 358
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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 1966
Monument End Date : 1966
Monument Start Date : 1966
Monument Type : Tower Block, Point 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 SE 456
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : TOWER BLOCK DATABASE PILOT PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2009-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31