County Court and gates, piers and railings to front, 56 Westgate Road

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1024731

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1971

Statutory Address: County Court, 56, Westgate Road

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: County Court, 56, Westgate Road

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 24623 64031

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE 20/570 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD (north side) No. 56 (County Court) and gates, piers and railings in front

17.12.71 GV II County Court building. Dated 1864. Sandstone ashlar with rusticated quoins to upper floors; dark slate roof. Classical style.

Three storeys, five bays and archway at left. Steps up to double door under fanlight in right bay; Rusticated ground floor forming voussoirs to end doors, four round-headed windows and left archway. Masks on arch keys. Margined sash windows, shallow segmental headed on first floor, and square-headed on second, those on upper floors in architraves which are lugged and keyed on first and have bracketed sills on second floors. Ground-floor entablature with dentilled cornice; second-floor sill band and lintel string which supports brackets to top cornice. Low-pitched hipped roof has tall ashlar chimneys with bracketed cornices. Royal Arms on blocking course above left archway; ground-floor frieze inscribed COUNTY COURT 1864. Four square piers flank carriage entrance at left and pedestrian entrance at right; flat-coped dwarf wall between supports spear-headed wrought iron railings and gates.

Listing NGR: NZ2462364031

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304922

Legacy System: LBS

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