This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BLACKETT STREET (south side)
20/112 Nos 23, 25 and 27 (Gem House and Messrs. Reid and Co.)
Shop and offices. 1904 by Newcombe and Newcombe for Robert Herron; circa 1906 shop for Reid and Sons. Sandstone ashlar; slate roof. Free style with art-nouveau shop details. 3 storeys and attics; 2 wide bays. Shop has curved windows to recessed entrance and scrolled brass name plaques below windows; flowing glazing bars to window heads and to mirror soffit; much carved ornament to 2 recessed doors. Bracketed fascia below 2 wide shallow bows with pilasters of different Orders on each floor, Roman Doric, Ionic and Corinthian framing 3 sashes in each bow. Serpentine dentilled top cornice. Roof balustrade with tall spike finials. 2 wide attic windows of 3 sashes in pilasters under scrolled pediments.
Listing NGR: NZ2490364438
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Ashlar, Sandstone, Slate, Victorian Shop, Commercial, Office, Unassigned, Building, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument