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ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS

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: ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1024772

Location

ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS, 1-5, ST NICHOLAS' STREET
ST NICHOLAS' BUILDINGS, 2-10, 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: 30-Mar-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304828

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24953 63924

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