Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121977

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: IRVING HOUSE, 19, WESTGATE ROAD


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Statutory Address: IRVING HOUSE, 19, 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 24849 63919


NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD (south side) 23/589 No. 19 (Irving House) GV II Offices. Dated 1910 on cartouche. By William Bell, for North Eastern Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Free Baroque style. 4 storeys, 5 bays. Central wider bay has steps up to renewed double door and fanlight in rusticated surround with recessed attached rusticated Ionic columns flanking keyed arch and supporting open pediment with elaborate cartouche carved IRVING HOUSE. Plinth; rusticated ground floor fonts voussoirs to round-headed sashes with carved keystones under cornice. Architraves to all upper windows, those in first floor with Gibbs surrounds, the central tripartite with central pediment. First floor cornice supports giant enriched Ionic pilasters. Double keystones on first floor, triple in centre bay, second-floor window cornices, third floor aprons and moulded sills; swag and garland to central window. Top entablature has modillioned cornice and central segmental pediment with dated cartouche. Balustrade above with consoles flanking central raised panel. Two tall corniced end chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2484963919


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

Legacy System number: 304941

Legacy System: LBS

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