WESTGATE HALL BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121960

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: WESTGATE HALL BUILDINGS, 270-286, WESTGATE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: WESTGATE HALL BUILDINGS, 270-286, WESTGATE ROAD

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 23868 64190

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Details

NZ 2364 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD (north side) 18/582 Nos. 270-286 (even) Westgate Hall Buildings. G.V. II Shops, mission hall and offices. 1900-2 by Crouch and Butler, Birmingham, as Wesleyan Mission Hall. Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof of dark slates with lead dome. Free Art Nouveau style. 4 storeys and attics, with 5-storey left tower; 9 bays. Corner double door with pilasters, frieze and cartouches, recessed in quadrant-moulded surround; rusticated floor pilasters with cartouches. Upper floors have group of 4 two-storey round-headed windows, with long keystones and stone mullions and transoms, flanked by 2-storey oriels in first bay and 2 right end bays. Much carved Jacobean-style ornament. Dentilled cornice; stepped gables over round-headed windows. Corbelled-out left corner tower is octagonal with cable-moulded bow windows. Mansard roof has finials, egg-and-dart corniced chimneys; high octagonal dome over tower has cartouches, masks, lucarnes and top lantern with spike-and-ball finial. Foundation stones bear names of Methodist circuits of area and of T.H. Bainbridge, J.P., and Sir W.H. Stephenson, J.P. Left return to Corporation Street of 3 storeys and 6 bays has high broken segmental pediments over 3 double doors to school and hall; tall double keystones to ground floor mullioned-and-transomed windows; upper floors in similar style to Westgate Road front.

Listing NGR: NZ2386864190

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