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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: 17, SANDHILL

List entry Number: 1255542



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459866

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NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SANDHILL (east side) 1833-24/10031 No17 GV II Office, later bank. 1885, by A B Gibson for Susannah Gibson. Ashlar sandstone with painted plinth, Welsh slate roof with ashlar dressings. Free Renaissance style, 4 storeys and basement, 4 windows. Rusticated ground floor has multi-panelled double doors at left in keyed round arch flanked by long curved brackets which support deep stone hood. Basement has partly blocked windows flanking 4 panel door. Plain door overlight and ground floor sashes. Ionic half-columns and end pilasters define bays on first and second floors, each with entablature, the second floor with modillion cornice. Central 2 bays project slightly on first and second floors with balustraded balconies; similar balcony to third floor. All column and pilaster plinths have lozenge decoration, and in outer bays there are patterned window aprons. Third floor has 8- pane sashes in architraves, outer bays flamed by shallow pilasters supporting entablature which breaks forward over pilasters. Roof parapet has ball finials to pilasters at ends and flanking central wide dormer with swept side panels framing pilasters of tall casement and unsupporting high pediment. Steeply pitched roof has stone gable coping and high, wide end chimneys. (T186/11066).

Listing NGR: NZ2523063891

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National Grid Reference: NZ 25230 63891


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