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SUNLIGHT 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: SUNLIGHT CHAMBERS

List entry Number: 1116510

Location

SUNLIGHT CHAMBERS, 2-4, 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: 304406

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24847 64143

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