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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.


List entry Number: 1024789



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


District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304772

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NZ 2464 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE PERCY STREET (north side) 16/443 Former Newcastle Breweries Offices. G.V. II Brewery offices; 1896-1900 by Joseph Oswald for Newcastle Breweries Ltd. Grey granite plinth, red sandstone ashlar ground floor; bright red brick upper floors with red sandstone dressings. Roof of plain tiles; copper fishscale dome to turret. 3 storeys and attics; 5 bays. At left a double door, and fanlight on wood band inscribed NEWCASTLE BREWERIES LTD. and covered with art nouveau wrought- iron grille. Flanking long brackets from plinth to entablature with Jacobean ornament on pulvinated frieze, over door. 4 wide, round-headed ground-floor windows and central oculus with glazing bars and upper painted ornament. First- floor oriels above door and in alternate bays; sashes between, with swagged friezes; oriel parapets become balconies to second-floor sashes in moulded stone surrounds. Top modillioned cornice. Shaped gables, at left and paired over central bays, have oculi and consoles. Corbelled corner turret at right. Tall brick chimneys with ashlar string and cornice. Interior: faience entrance hall, stair wall and first floor hall; faience architraves to doors with pulvinated friezes and scroll pediments; strapwork stucco decoration to many ceilings; deep ornamental stucco friezes. Former board room mahogany-panelled; many richly- carved mahogany chimney pieces. Marble stair has wrought-iron balustrade and wide grip handrail. Frosted glass doors, one pair 'CLERK'S OFFICE' and 'ACCOUNTANT'S OFFICE'.

Listing NGR: NZ2474764818

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24747 64818


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