AKENSIDE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355206
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
AKENSIDE HOUSE, 5, AKENSIDE HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
AKENSIDE HOUSE, 5, AKENSIDE HILL

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 25191 63934

Details

NX 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AKENSIDE HILL

24/72 No. 5. (Akenside House)

G.V. II

Offices. Dated 1902. Polished dark granite ground floor; sandstone ashlar above. Dark slate roof with copper dome. 5 storeys and attics. Deeply-projecting eaves cornice. End bays have rusticated pilasters and shallow canted 3-storey bay windows. Centre 5 bays form a shallow bow. First-floor horizontally rusticated with carved date panel above centre window. Second floor has pediments over 3 central windows with elaborate keystones. 2 cartouches surrounded by wreaths, fasces, swags and other ornament between third and fourth floors. Prominent eaves cornice to central 5 bays flanked by oeuil-de-boeuf windows with cornices over and consoles either side. Mansard roof has central octagonal lantern with copper dome.

Listing NGR: NZ2519163934

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
304370
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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