FINE ART DEPARTMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355305
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
FINE ART DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY QUADRANGLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FINE ART DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY QUADRANGLE

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 24740 65071

Details

NZ 2465 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE UNIVERSITY QUADRANGLE (east and south sides) 14/555 Fine Art Department GV II College of art. 1911 by W.H. Knowles for Armstrong College. Dark red brick with ashlar dressings; roof of plain tiles. Tudor style. L-plan. Basement and one storey with one further storey set back; right return breaking forward has basement and 2 storeys. 3 irregular bays and 3 in return. Steps up to doorcase at right, of paired Ionic columns and open segmental pediment with Royal Arms; double door and fanlight with glazing bars. 2-light cusped windows flank door; similar-style canted bay at left end. Battlemented parapet to ground floor; gabled bay, above and set back from entrance, has stone mullioned-and-transomed windows under drip mould. Steeply-pitched roof has octagonal lantern with ogee dome and tall spike finial. Ornamented rainwater heads. Wing breaking forward at right has stone mullioned-and- transomed windows, octagonal stair turret with hipped roof and terra cotta ball finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2474065071

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
304904
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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