VICTORIA BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1024867

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: VICTORIA BUILDINGS, 42-50, GRAINGER STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: VICTORIA BUILDINGS, 42-50, 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 24729 64098

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304578

Legacy System: LBS

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