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HALF MOON CHAMBERS

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: HALF MOON CHAMBERS

List entry Number: 1024961

Location

HALF MOON CHAMBERS, 10-16, BIGG MARKET

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: 304409

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYHE BIGG MARKET (north side)

20/106 Nos 10-16 even (Half Moon Chambers.)

G.V. II

Public house. Dated 1905 above central door. Begun 1902. By Simpson, Lawson and Rayne. Red granite plinth and grey granite columns to wide ground-floor windows. Sandstone ashlar; dark slate roof with copper fishscale turrets. Art Nouveau style. 3 storeys and attics; 5 bays, the outer ones narrow. Wide yard entrance in fourth bay; round-headed surrounds to 3 doors with fanlights at left, to left of yard entrance, and at right end; the central one blocked, all under bracketed segmental hoods; inscriptions in Art Nouveau lettering above doors "BUILT AD 1550" REBUILT AD 1905 and HALF MOON CHAMBERS. Ground floor Ionic columns support 3 balconies with bombé railings; first floor cornice on cartouches; rusticated second-floor Ionic columns and half-columns; sloping pulvinated frieze to top cornice. Above are consoles of wide central gable with round-headed window flanked by sashes. Mask brackets to central niche flanked by shafts; scroll pediment and ball finials. End turrets of oculi in stone surrounds under high round-hipped fishscale roofs with tall disc-and-spike finials. Intermediate square-headed dormers have tall diagonally-set pyramidal roofs with swept eaves.

Listing NGR: NZ2481964150

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24819 64150

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