CHAUCER BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1024864

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1971

Statutory Address: CHAUCER BUILDINGS, 53-61, GRAINGER STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHAUCER BUILDINGS, 53-61, GRAINGER 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 24704 64112

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET (west side) 20/256 17/12/71 Nos. 53 to 61 odd (Chaucer buildings) G.V. II Shops, offices and Freemasons Hall. Circa 1869; probably by Gibson Kyle. Sand- stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof with stone gable coping. Venetian Gothic style. 3 storeys and attics; 9 bays. Central renewed door and overlight under shouldered lintel on shafts with stiff-leaf capitals. Bracketed cast iron balcony above. C20 shops; ground-floor cornice. Arcaded first floor has paired round-headed windows except for central window of 3 lights. Top floor has gable over 3 left bays with tall, paired 2-light windows under roundel with carved ornament; crocketed gable moulding on curved kneelers has clove finial. Bays to right have nook shafts to alternately cusped and segmental-headed windows, that over entrance projecting slightly. Corbel table above these bays supports balustrade and gabled dormers in alternate bays; moulded kneelers and clove finials. Ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2470464112

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304571

Legacy System: LBS

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