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BEWICK HOUSE

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: BEWICK HOUSE

List entry Number: 1024960

Location

BEWICK HOUSE, BEWICK 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: 304405

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BEWICK STREET (east side)

23/102 Bewick House

G.V. II

Offices. 1884; by Austin and Johnson, for Tyne Improvement Commission; 1911 3 floors added by W.H. Wood. Now Port of Tyne Authority offices. Sandstone ashlar on pink granite plinth; roof of plain tiles.4-storey centre, 5-storey wings, and attics; 2:3:2 bays. Double door, under pulvinated frieze and fanlight with ornamental iron grille, in hollow-chamfered reveal. Rusticated ground floor. Bracketed sills and keyed voussoirs to ground floor windows under Greek-key band; projecting wings have first floor windows in pedimented Gibbs surrounds; arcaded central bays have balcony, and panelled soffits, to round-headed windows; first floor dentilled cornice. Ionic colonnade and balustrade to central third floor windows, flanked by windows in lugged architraves. All sashes except for arcaded leaded lights. Cartouches with arms of constituent authorities under deep, bracketed top cornice. 3 central dormers have lugged architraves and pediments. Wings have similar windows on fourth floor under dentilled cornices and high hipped roofs, each with a dormer in Ionic surround. High, corniced ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2452463926

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24524 63926

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