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St Nicholas' Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9693 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -1.6117 / 1°36'42"W

OS Eastings: 424953

OS Northings: 563924

OS Grid: NZ249639

Mapcode National: GBR SPJ.DL

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.6CR9

Entry Name: St Nicholas' Buildings

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304828

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

23/488 Nos. 2-10 even
The left return of Nos. 1 - 5 consecutive St. Nicholas' Street (St. Nicholas'
Buildings) (q.v.)

(west side)
23/488 Nos. 1 - 5 consecutive
(St. Nicholas' Buildings)
Shops and offices. Circa 1850 by Parnell. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof;
rendered chimneys. Venetian Renaissance style. 4-storeys, with fifth over left
entrance section and attics over right; 27 bays in all - 5:5:11:5:1, with 5-bay
principal entrance sections flanking 11-bay part. Entrance sections have recessed
double doors in outer bays, with lunettes above flanking 3-bay lunette, with
roundels in carved spandrels, over shops; all lunettes keyed. ll-bay section has
central double door and overlight recessed between Tuscan pilasters. Channelled
rustication to piers flanking other doors and defining some shops. Large raised
numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 on fascias over doors; 5 incised on piers flanking shop
at right. Ground-floor entablature. 1st floor has mullioned-and-transomed 2-
light windows in Tuscan Order; Giant Order above contains cross windows in
hollow-chamfered reveals on second floor and 2-round-headed lights in arches on
Gothic pilasters on third floor. Modillioned eaves cornice. Attic sashes in
3 pedimented aedicules at left and in intermediate bays; in similar aedicules
to dormers at right and in intermediate plain dormers in mansard roof.
See also under Nos. 2-10 (even) Westgate Road.

Listing NGR: NZ2495363924

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