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Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 24741 64990


NZ 2465 SE and NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE KING'S WALK NZ 2464 NE (west side) 14/353 and 16/353 Students' Union G.V. II Students' Union building. Dated 1924 on tower; by Cackett, Burns, Dick and McKellar, for Armstrong College, later King's College, University of Durham; now Newcastle University. Bright red brick with diaper work; ashlar quoins and dressings; roof not visible. E-plan. Jacobethan style. Basement and 3 storeys; 1:7:1 bays, the outer ones breaking forward with 3 bays in inner return. Projecting central 4-storey tower has keyed open arch in Roman Doric porch with paired pilasters and parapet with coats of arms. Irregular-block jambs to stone mullioned and transomed windows of 2 and 3 lights; 6-light full-height canted bays on projecting ends. Cornices on each floor; diabolo balusters to parapet; small square turret has obelisk finials; high domed lantern with ball and weather vane finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2473964992


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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: 13 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/01664/17
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