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12a, Nelson Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9735 / 54°58'24"N

Longitude: -1.6144 / 1°36'51"W

OS Eastings: 424778

OS Northings: 564386

OS Grid: NZ247643

Mapcode National: GBR SP4.JS

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.58H3

Entry Name: 12a, Nelson Street

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304727

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 Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(north side)
20/403 No. 12A
Warehouse, now facade of Eldon Centre shopping precinct. Circa 1899 by Marshall
and Tweedy. Sandstone ashlar. Roof not visible. Free Baroque style. 4 storeys
and attics; 5 bays. Ground floor has Ionic pilasters flanking renewed windows
and recessed entrances, under bracketed fascia. Brackets support slender pilasters
extending 2 ½ storeys defining bays and having cartouche finials. 2-storey
bracketed oriels in outer bays; and all other windows have slender wood mullions
and transoms; top windows have 2-storey keyed architraves to inner bays, outer
segmental-headed architraves. Modillioned eaves cornice; parapet with 3 segmental-
headed attics windows. Included for group value.
This building has been redeveloped behind the facade so that only the facade
is of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2477864386

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