Akenside House

Date:
18 Jul 2000
Location:
Akenside House, 5 Akenside Hill, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 3UF
Reference:
IOE01/00198/02
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NX 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AKENSIDE HILL

24/72 No. 5. (Akenside House)

G.V. II

Offices. Dated 1902. Polished dark granite ground floor; sandstone ashlar above.

Dark slate roof with copper dome.

5 storeys and attics. Deeply-projecting eaves cornice. End bays have rusticated pilasters and shallow canted 3-storey bay windows. Centre 5 bays form a shallow bow. First-floor horizontally rusticated with carved date panel above centre window. Second floor has pediments over 3 central windows with elaborate keystones.

2 cartouches surrounded by wreaths, fasces, swags and other ornament between third and fourth floors. Prominent eaves cornice to central 5 bays flanked by oeuil-de-boeuf windows with cornices over and consoles either side. Mansard roof has central octagonal lantern with copper dome.

Listing NGR: NZ2519163934

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Cottrell_Bob IOE Records for Cottrell, Bob; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cottrell, Bob

Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob

Keywords

Ashlar, Copper, Granite, Sandstone, Slate, Victorian Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument, Office, Unassigned, Building