GEM HOUSE AND MESSRS REID AND COMPANY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355232
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
GEM HOUSE AND MESSRS REID AND COMPANY, 23, 25 AND 27, BLACKETT STREET

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Location

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

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 24903 64439

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
304417
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.

End of official listing

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