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VICTORIA BUILDINGS

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: VICTORIA BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1024867

Location

VICTORIA BUILDINGS, 42-50, GRAINGER 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: 304578

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET (east side) 20/263 Nos. 42-50 even (Victoria Buildings) G.V. II Shops and offices. Dated 1874; by Matthew Thompson for Sir Walter Scott. Some ground floor alterations c.1980. Sandstone ashlar; dark slate roof. Italianate style. 3 storeys and attics; 9 bays. Rusticated piers to ground floor, that at centre right altered; central renewed office door; bracketed cornice. Pilasters to upper floors, fluted in end bays, are Tuscan Order on first floor, framing arched windows with shell-carved tympana; similar carving to paired central second floor windows under round arch with lozenge ornament in tympanum ; plainer windows in other bays, between wide pilasters with brackets to top cornice. End and central attics of one and 3 lights have garland-ornamented pilasters under open pediments; linking balustrades with urn finials.

Listing NGR: NZ2472964098

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24729 64098

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