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Atlas Chambers shop in Occupation of Messrs Jacksons

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9705 / 54°58'13"N

Longitude: -1.6194 / 1°37'9"W

OS Eastings: 424465

OS Northings: 564051

OS Grid: NZ244640

Mapcode National: GBR SNF.B9

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.3B4D

Plus Code: 9C6WX9CJ+57

Entry Name: Atlas Chambers shop in Occupation of Messrs Jacksons

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304924

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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(north side)
19/572 No. 88 (Atlas Chambers)
and shop in occupation
of Messrs. Jacksons
Shop and offices. Dated 1894 on corner turret. Sandstone ashlar; pink granite office
door surround, roof not visible; fishscale copper roof to corner turret. 4 storeys
and attic; 6 bays to Westgate Road with right curved corner bay to Clayton Street
and one tripartite bay on right return. Office entrance at left: panelled double
door and overlight recessed in architrave with tall double key to entablature
resting on rusticated pilasters. Altered shop fronts. Upper floors have sashes with
glazing bars in lugged architraves. Those on first floor have high moulded friezes,
with central carved panel, under cornices with central semi-circular pediment;
segmental-headed second-floor sashes have block rustication and key bracket. Giant
Ionic Order frames these floors and supports entablature with modillioned cornice.
Top windows flanked by paired attached Tuscan columns under top entablature. Corner
turret has date panel below colonnade with paired corner columns, all with block
rustication, and narrow scrolled pediments over corner projections. Domed roof.
Roof balustrade supports consoles flanking 2 dormers, sashes in architraves with
tall keys under segmental pediments. Tall chimneys have pilasters and cornices.

Listing NGR: NZ2446564051

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