ALDERMAN FENWICK'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1024793

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Statutory Address: ALDERMAN FENWICK'S HOUSE, 98, PILGRIM STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: ALDERMAN FENWICK'S HOUSE, 98, PILGRIM STREET

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 25043 64201

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Details

NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE PILGRIM STREET (west side) 21/449 14/6/54 No. 98 (Alderman Fenwick's House) G.V. I House, later inn and latterly Liberal Club. Third quarter of C17 with C18 alterations. English garden wall bond brick with moulded brick strings; renewed pantiled roof. Basement and 4 storeys; 6 bays, the outer bays projecting. Double door in third bay under pedimented hood on slender posts. Chamfered rusticated columns support upper floors of projections, that at right containing carriage entrance with wood lintel. Windows have flat brick arches; deep floor strings. Ground floor entablature with pulvinated frieze. Renewed stone-coped parapet. Steeply-pitched front roof has central split giving access to walk behind parapet; (entered from box at rear above staircase). Rear: end bays gabled, with dog- tooth strings. Interior shows open-well stair with wide grip handrail and fat turned balusters through all floors to roof. Full-width first floor panelled room with strapwork stucco ceiling. Wood-mullioned 2-light windows in end gables (now blocked by adjacent buildings); roof trusses spring from third floor level. A rare survival in Newcastle of a merchant's house. The Fenwick family played a prominent role in the commerce and government of the town. Restoration in progress at time of survey, and windows are boarded up.

Listing NGR: NZ2504364201

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