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Axwell Hall, Gateshead Phase 2. Archaeological Building Investigation.

Ridings, Christopher (2006) Axwell Hall, Gateshead Phase 2. Archaeological Building Investigation. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Following the acquisition of Axwell Hall, a Grade II* listed building (IoE Number 303771), by Development and Regeneration Excellence (Northern) Ltd (DARE), who proposed to restore the house and convert it to residential apartments, an archaeological building recording programme was recommended by Jennifer Morrison, the Tyne and Wear Archaeology Officer. This was to assess the significance of the building, provide a permanent record of the structure prior to redevelopment and to inform the proposed conservation and conversion process. Historical research aimed at providing better understanding of the development of the building was also recommended. The investigation comprised a detailed survey of the building in order to provide an outline of its form, development, and phases of alteration. Following the completion of this investigation recommendations for further investigation were made, including further inspection of the rear wing and terrace during any future development. It was recommended that conversion of the building be carried out with due regard for the character and importance of the house (OA North 2004).

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Period > None
Geographical Areas > English Counties > Tyne and Wear
ID Code:4682
Deposited By: Parsons
Deposited On:07 Mar 2019 10:17
Last Modified:07 Mar 2019 10:17

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