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Crown Posada Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9693 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -1.6088 / 1°36'31"W

OS Eastings: 425142

OS Northings: 563919

OS Grid: NZ251639

Mapcode National: GBR SPY.M1

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.8C5B

Entry Name: Crown Posada Public House

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Last Amended: 14 September 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304875

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: St Nicholas Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


1833/24/528 SIDE
30-MAR-87 (South side)
31 AND 33


Public house. 1880 by WL Newcombe.
MATERIALS: grey granite plinth, sandstone ashlar, graduated slate roof.
PLAN: 3 drinking areas, one behind other, servery on left.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic, 4-bays. Slightly projecting end bays contain steps up to double 6-panelled door and overlight with glazing bars at left, elaborate wrought iron gate and overlight at right. Centre 2 windows have Pre-Raphaelite style stained glass pictures. Swaged panels above each ground floor bay defined by fluted pilasters, and entablature with pulvinated frieze and egg-and-dart moulded cornice. Architrave's to windows on upper floors, casements with transom lights. Pediments, outer ones segmented to first floor windows with full-width balustrade, cornices over second floor windows. Modillion top cornice breaking forward at projections. Balustrade between projections contain dormers with Ionic pilasters and raised pediments. 2 similar dormers behind balustrade. High mansard roof, with tall square hips over end bays, has tall ashlar corniced end chimneys.
INTERIOR: front left low wood and glass screen marking off drinking area. Servery has panelled counter bar back with deep cornice, top with dentil frieze. On right match board dado and above mirrors with mahogany surrounds running length of building. Low partition, door removed between the 2 rear drinking areas. Ceiling with deeply recessed panels with frames containing guilloche and egg-and-dart ornament.
A well designed late C19 public house that retains its plan form and most of its fittings.

Listing NGR: NZ2514263919

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

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