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County Court and gates, piers and railings to front, 56 Westgate Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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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

Plus Code: 9C6WX9CM+46

Entry Name: County Court and gates, piers and railings to front, 56 Westgate Road

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304922

Location: Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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NZ 2464 SE

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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