ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1024772
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS, 1-5, ST NICHOLAS' STREET
Statutory Address:
ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS, 2-10, WESTGATE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS, 1-5, ST NICHOLAS' STREET
Statutory Address:
ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS, 2-10, 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 24953 63924

Details

NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD (north side) 23/488 Nos. 2-10 even G.V. II The left return of Nos. 1 - 5 consecutive St. Nicholas' Street (St. Nicholas' Buildings) (q.v.)

NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ST. NICHOLAS' STREET (west side) 23/488 Nos. 1 - 5 consecutive (St. Nicholas' Buildings) G.V. II Shops and offices. Circa 1850 by Parnell. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof; rendered chimneys. Venetian Renaissance style. 4-storeys, with fifth over left entrance section and attics over right; 27 bays in all - 5:5:11:5:1, with 5-bay principal entrance sections flanking 11-bay part. Entrance sections have recessed double doors in outer bays, with lunettes above flanking 3-bay lunette, with roundels in carved spandrels, over shops; all lunettes keyed. ll-bay section has central double door and overlight recessed between Tuscan pilasters. Channelled rustication to piers flanking other doors and defining some shops. Large raised numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 on fascias over doors; 5 incised on piers flanking shop at right. Ground-floor entablature. 1st floor has mullioned-and-transomed 2- light windows in Tuscan Order; Giant Order above contains cross windows in hollow-chamfered reveals on second floor and 2-round-headed lights in arches on Gothic pilasters on third floor. Modillioned eaves cornice. Attic sashes in 3 pedimented aedicules at left and in intermediate bays; in similar aedicules to dormers at right and in intermediate plain dormers in mansard roof. See also under Nos. 2-10 (even) Westgate Road.

Listing NGR: NZ2495363924

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304828
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/03051/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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