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Harbour Commissioner's Office (Blyth)

Harbour Commissioner's Office, Blyth.
Harbour Commissioner's Office, Blyth.

This building was built in 1913 as an office for the harbour commissioner. Inside, the boardroom is decorated with wood panelling and Dutch tiles taken from the steam ship SS Walmer Castle, which was broken up at Blyth in 1932. It is a Grade II listed building protected by law.

Reference number:N12089
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building

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Local History of Blyth

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