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NUMBER 56 (COUNTY COURT) AND GATES, PIERS AND RAILINGS IN FRONT

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NUMBER 56 (COUNTY COURT) AND GATES, PIERS AND RAILINGS IN FRONT

List entry Number: 1024731

Location

NUMBER 56 (COUNTY COURT) AND GATES, PIERS AND RAILINGS IN FRONT, WESTGATE ROAD

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

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1971

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304922

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD (north side) 20/570 No. 56 (County Court) 17.12.71 and gates, piers and railings in front GV II County Court building. Dated 1864. Sandstone ashlar with rusticated quoins to upper floors; dark slate roof. Classical style. 3 storeys, 5 bays and archway at left. Steps up to double door under fanlight in right bay; Rusticated ground floor forming voussoirs to end doors, 4 round-headed windows and left archway. Masks on arch keys. Margined sash windows, shallow seg- mental-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. 4 square piers flank carriage entrance at left aid pedestrian entrance at right; flat-coped swarf wall between supports spear-headed wrought iron railings and gates.

Listing NGR: NZ2462364031

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24623 64031

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