NORTHERN ASSURANCE BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1024922
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1971
Statutory Address:
NORTHERN ASSURANCE BUILDINGS, 2, COLLINGWOOD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTHERN ASSURANCE BUILDINGS, 2, COLLINGWOOD 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 24896 64022

Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE COLLINGWOOD STREET (north side)

20/201 No. 2 (Northern Assurance 17/12/71 Buildings).

G.V. II

Offices. 1878 by Austin, Johnson and Hicks; later rear addition. Sandstone ashlar with granite plinth and doorcase; graduated dark slate roof. Palladian style. 3 storeys and attics; 7 bays. Rusticated arcaded ground floor has vermiculate plinth. Giant Ionic Order frames upper floors. Central doorcase, with fluted pilasters and pulvinated frieze, and round-headed windows recessed between pilasters. Carved tympanum above entrance is flanked by large consoles of square first-floor balcony; serpentine balconies, with bowed railings, to other first-floor windows, all in architraves under bracketed alternate pediments. Second-floor windows in archi- traves. Entablature inscribed NORTHERN ASSURANCE CO. LTD. ESTABLISHED 1836 has prominent modillioned cornice. Roof has balustrade and pedimented dormers. Right return to Groat Market of 2 bays, the second later, in similar style.

Listing NGR: NZ2489664022

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304511
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03759/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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