SUNLIGHT CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1116510

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: SUNLIGHT CHAMBERS, 2-4, BIGG MARKET

Map

Ordnance survey map of SUNLIGHT CHAMBERS
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1116510 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 20-Oct-2018 at 10:22:00.

Location

Statutory Address: SUNLIGHT CHAMBERS, 2-4, BIGG MARKET

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 24847 64143

Summary

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

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

20/103 Nos 2 - 4 (even) Sunlight Chambers.

G.V. II

Offices. 1901-2 by W and S Owen for Lever Bros. Modified Baroque style. Sandstone ashlar ground floor with mosaic frieze; painted rendered upper floors with ashlar dressings; roof of French tiles. Art nouveau style. Basement, 3 storeys and attics; 3 bays and five in right return to High Bridge. Central basement entrance down steps. Hollow-chamfered reveals and alternately- projecting blocks to door under ornamental iron grille in first bay; similar surrounds to basement and ground floor windows, with iron grilles to the former. Ground floor frieze depicting harvest and industry, and cornice modillioned above door. Architraves to windows above with pulvinated frieze and cornice on first floor, and tall triple keys to second, all sashes with glazing bars. Pilaster strips and rendered eaves, frieze with swags linking keystones; egg-and-dart-moulded cornice. 3 flat dormers have similar sashes.

Listing NGR: NZ2484764143

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 304406

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing