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Latitude: 54.9703 / 54°58'13"N
Longitude: -1.6169 / 1°37'0"W
OS Eastings: 424623
OS Northings: 564031
OS Grid: NZ246640
Mapcode National: GBR SNS.G4
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.4BBJ
Entry Name: County Court and gates, piers and railings to front, 56 Westgate Road
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024731
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304922
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2464 SE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
WESTGATE ROAD (north side)
No. 56 (County Court) and gates, piers and railings in front
County Court building. Dated 1864. Sandstone ashlar with rusticated quoins to upper floors; dark slate roof. Classical style.
Three storeys, five bays and archway at left. Steps up to double door under fanlight in right bay; Rusticated ground floor forming voussoirs to end doors, four round-headed windows and left archway. Masks on arch keys. Margined sash windows, shallow segmental headed on first floor, and square-headed on second, those on upper floors in architraves which are lugged and keyed on first and have bracketed sills on second floors. Ground-floor entablature with dentilled cornice; second-floor sill band and lintel string which supports brackets to top cornice. Low-pitched hipped roof has tall ashlar chimneys with bracketed cornices. Royal Arms on blocking course above left archway; ground-floor frieze inscribed COUNTY COURT 1864. Four square piers flank carriage entrance at left and pedestrian entrance at right; flat-coped dwarf wall between supports spear-headed wrought iron railings and gates.
Listing NGR: NZ2462364031
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