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

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
304778
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: 12 Nov 2000
Reference: IOE01/03091/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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