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Scottish Provident House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9706 / 54°58'14"N

Longitude: -1.6115 / 1°36'41"W

OS Eastings: 424966

OS Northings: 564070

OS Grid: NZ249640

Mapcode National: GBR SPK.S7

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.6BV9

Entry Name: Scottish Provident House

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304713

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

(north side)
20/390 No. 31 (Scottish
17.12.71 Provident House)
Offices. 1906 by S. D. Robbins of Newcastle for Scottish Provident Institution.
Portland stone with grey granite plinth and doorcases; roof not visible. 4
storeys and basement at right; 10 bays and one curved corner bay at left; 3-bay
return to Cloth Market. Granite Tuscan porch on corner with recessed double door
in keyed surround; 2 steps to similar door in pedimented doorcase in eighth bay.
Rusticated lower floors to dentilled first-floor cornice; Giant Corinthian Order
above. Balustrades to second-floor windows in Ionic frames with pulvinated
friezes and tall keystones; architraves to third floor. All windows sashes. Low
relief SCOTTISH PROVIDENT INSTITUTION on top entablature. Roof balustrade; tall
corniced ashlar chimneys. Tall wrought-iron gates to corner door and iron ground
floor window guards. Historical note: said to have been the first 'gridiron'
construction in Newcastle.

Listing NGR: NZ2496664070

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