FORMER COOPERATIVE WHOLESALE SOCIETY PRINTING WORKS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1024803

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: FORMER COOPERATIVE WHOLESALE SOCIETY PRINTING WORKS, RUTHERFORD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER COOPERATIVE WHOLESALE SOCIETY PRINTING WORKS, RUTHERFORD 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 24296 64181

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE RUTHERFORD STREET (west side) 19/620 Former C.W.S. printing works G.V. II Printing works. Circa 1890 by F. W. Rich for Co-operative Wholesale Society. Brick with ashlar dressings; Lakeland slate roof. 4 storeys and attics; 7 x 4 bays, the seventh a canted corner under octagonal tower; gable over 2 left bays. Ground floor has round keyed brick arch in corner entrance containing swan-neck pediment over recessed door; flat keyed round heads to door and window in 2 left bays; wide elliptical keyed and moulded arches elsewhere. Stone ground-floor entablature supports giant pilasters; second-floor cornice breaks forward over pilasters, which have stone banded rustication; plain brick pilasters frame third-floor windows in arched recesses under brick cornice. Wood mullions and transoms to all windows; double keystones to first-floor moulded segmental arches and to second-floor square window heads; 3 right bays have pedimented drip string over banded jambs. Keyed round window in left gable; smaller keyed windows in tower; linking pilastered parapet has brick coping. steeply-pitched roof; high dome over tower has moulded lead ribsand balustraded lantern with octagonal stage under round spirelet with swept eaves and ball-and spike finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2429664181

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