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FORMER COOPERATIVE WHOLESALE SOCIETY PRINTING WORKS

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: FORMER COOPERATIVE WHOLESALE SOCIETY PRINTING WORKS

List entry Number: 1024803

Location

FORMER COOPERATIVE WHOLESALE SOCIETY PRINTING WORKS, RUTHERFORD STREET

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: 304812

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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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National Grid Reference: NZ 24296 64181

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