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Statutory Address:

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Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 24854 64347


NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREY STREET (west side) 20/286 14/6/54 Central Arcade Nos. 1 to 22 consecutive G.V. II* Exchange Buildings interior: shopping arcade. Dated 1906 on entrances. By J. Oswald and Sons. 2 rows of shops, those on the west the rear of No. 120 to 150 (even) Grainger Street. Faience by Burmantofts; iron and glass roof. 2 storeys, lO bays of varying widths. Shops have slender pilasters and curved windows flanking recessed entrances with high overlights; bracketed fascia supports first floor balcony and cast iron lamp-holders. Each side of set-back upper floor has 10 groups of from one to 3 windows flanked by pilasters; shell pediments to windows and top entablature with much rococo decoration. Each end has paired arches on Ionic column and half-columns, with cartouches dated 1906, under entablature. Niches with shell canopies above in Venetian form, the whole in pilastered surround under segmental pediment and radiating panels. Round-arched lattice girders support glazed roof and central ridged ventilator. Floor has classical motifs in terrazzo; glass block basement lights.

Listing NGR: NZ2485464347


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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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Date: 05 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/12990/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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