118 Grey Street / Eldon Buildings

Date:
4 Jun 2006
Location:
118 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 6JG
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Eldon Buildings, 29, 31, 33 Blackett Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 6JG
Reference:
IOE01/15671/28
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.

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BLACKETT STREET (south side)

20/113 Nos 29, 31,33 (Eldon Buildings)

G.V. II

Hotel, now shops. Includes No. 118 Grey Street. Dated 1893 on top panels; by Oliver and Leeson. Circa 1982 ground-floor alterations. Sandstone ashlar; dark slate roof. Curved corner site to Grey Street. 4 storeys, 8 bays, the 2 at left end and that at right end wider. Hotel entrance in wide right bay.

Ground floor entablature has bracketed cornice supporting first floor balconies (removed from 2 left end bays). Giant Composite Order to first and second floors; Venetian windows in wide bays of first floor, round-headed windows in 5 bays of curve, with ornamental glazing bars in heads under keyed arches. Second-floor sashes in architraves under entablature with prominent modillioned cornice.

Plain top sashes with fluted band between heads of windows. Top cornice and parapet with 3 carved panels: 18 F/M 93 on bays flanking curve and ELDON BUILDINGS at centre, in Art Nouveau lettering, under alternate pediments.

High-relief coat of arms in central pediment.

Listing NGR: NZ2489064434

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0486 IOE Records taken by Bob Cottrell; 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, Sandstone, Slate, Victorian Hostel, Commercial, Domestic, Residential Building, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument, Shop, Coat Of Arms