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Newcastle and Gateshead Building Society

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9704 / 54°58'13"N

Longitude: -1.6113 / 1°36'40"W

OS Eastings: 424979

OS Northings: 564041

OS Grid: NZ249640

Mapcode National: GBR SPL.GW

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.6BYH

Entry Name: Newcastle and Gateshead Building Society

Listing Date: 12 November 1965

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304825

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

(east side)
12.11.65 Newcastle and Gateshead
Building Society (formerly
listed as Nos. 40, 42, 44
Mosley Street)
Bank; circa 1845 by Benjamin Green for Newcastle Joint Stock Bank. Sandstone ashlar;
Welsh slate roof. Palazzo style. 4 storeys, 5 bays. Central double door and overlight
in rusticated ground floor with voussoirs to 5 arched openings, those to left of door
covered by C20 fascia; round-headed windows in those at right, plain at left. First
floor has panelled pilasters defining bays containing round-headed windows in keyed
arched surrounds; wide moulded brackets support 3-bay second-floor balcony. Giant
Ionic Order through second and third floors. Pulvinated friezes and pediments to 2nd
floor windows, bracketed architraves to third. Entablature with dentilled and
modillioned cornice. Low-pitched hipped roof has 3 conjoined ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2497964041

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