MERCANTILE BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1107209

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: MERCANTILE BUILDING, 15-23, QUAYSIDE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MERCANTILE BUILDING, 15-23, QUAYSIDE

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 25362 63887

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History

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Details

NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE QUAY SIDE 24/368 Nos. 15-23 (Mercantile Building) G.V. II Offices. 1883 by J. C. Parsons for Thomas Harper. Sandstone ashlar; roof of Welsh slate. 3 storeys and attics, 7 bays. 3 internal steps up to central double door in architrave; right end entrance to yard behind has round arch with voussoirs and keystone. Architraves to all windows, sashes paired except in end and centre bays. Deep cyma moulding to plinth between pilasters to ground floor sill band. Upper floors have sill strings. Each floor has entablature, with frieze pulvinated above windows, door and yard arch. Wreath carving on frieze above paired windows, which have pediments to each pair, segmental on first floor, (except top floor which has dentilled cornice breaking forward over windows, and small segmental pediments). High panelled and coped roof parapet with end urn finials; 2 paired dormers in entablature under carved pediments with cartouches.

Listing NGR: NZ2536263887

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304790

Legacy System: LBS

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