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GEM HOUSE AND MESSRS REID AND COMPANY

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: GEM HOUSE AND MESSRS REID AND COMPANY

List entry Number: 1355232

Location

GEM HOUSE AND MESSRS REID AND COMPANY, 23, 25 AND 27, BLACKETT STREET

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: 304417

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BLACKETT STREET (south side)

20/112 Nos 23, 25 and 27 (Gem House and Messrs. Reid and Co.)

G.V. II

Shop and offices. 1904 by Newcombe and Newcombe for Robert Herron; circa 1906 shop for Reid and Sons. Sandstone ashlar; slate roof. Free style with art-nouveau shop details. 3 storeys and attics; 2 wide bays. Shop has curved windows to recessed entrance and scrolled brass name plaques below windows; flowing glazing bars to window heads and to mirror soffit; much carved ornament to 2 recessed doors. Bracketed fascia below 2 wide shallow bows with pilasters of different Orders on each floor, Roman Doric, Ionic and Corinthian framing 3 sashes in each bow. Serpentine dentilled top cornice. Roof balustrade with tall spike finials. 2 wide attic windows of 3 sashes in pilasters under scrolled pediments. Mansard roof.

Listing NGR: NZ2490364439

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24903 64439

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