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Statutory Address:

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

Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 24966 64070


NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE MOSLEY STREET (north side) 20/390 No. 31 (Scottish 17.12.71 Provident House) G.V. II Offices. 1906 by S. D. Robbins of Newcastle for Scottish Provident Institution. Portland stone with grey granite plinth and doorcases; roof not visible. 4 storeys and basement at right; 10 bays and one curved corner bay at left; 3-bay return to Cloth Market. Granite Tuscan porch on corner with recessed double door in keyed surround; 2 steps to similar door in pedimented doorcase in eighth bay. Rusticated lower floors to dentilled first-floor cornice; Giant Corinthian Order above. Balustrades to second-floor windows in Ionic frames with pulvinated friezes and tall keystones; architraves to third floor. All windows sashes. Low relief SCOTTISH PROVIDENT INSTITUTION on top entablature. Roof balustrade; tall corniced ashlar chimneys. Tall wrought-iron gates to corner door and iron ground floor window guards. Historical note: said to have been the first 'gridiron' construction in Newcastle.

Listing NGR: NZ2496664070


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/12990/31
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