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