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Bolbec Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9694 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -1.6136 / 1°36'49"W

OS Eastings: 424832

OS Northings: 563928

OS Grid: NZ248639

Mapcode National: GBR SP8.20

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5CV8

Entry Name: Bolbec Hall

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304942

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
23/590 Bolbec Hall
Offices. 1907 by F.W. Rich for the Literary and Philosophical Society sandstone
ashlar on granite plinth, and shap granite door columns; roof not visible. Free
Palladian style. 5 storeys, 6 bays and entrance bay set back at right at oblique
angle. Main entrance has steps up to double door flanked by granite Ionic columns
with Jacobean low-relief bronzes on lower section; BOLBEC HALL on fascia over door,
with carved coats of arms above; ornate Venetian window on first floor under pediment;
plainer windows to upper floors in style of main elevation. Main elevation has double
door in first bay; aproned ground-floor windows recessed between rusticated pilasters;
ground-floor entablature with triglyph frieze. First-floor windows in Gibbs surrounds
have alternate pediments and balustrades; shell-bracketed projections below second-
floor windows in enriched architraves with friezes and bracketed cornices. Bracketed
sills to third-floor windows in architraves under richly-carved swagged frieze and
modillioned cornice. Venetian windows above in Tuscan cases with keyed architraves.
Top entablature; roof balustrade with iron finials; right corner bay has keyed
oculus under pediment.

Listing NGR: NZ2483263928

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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