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Cathedral Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9704 / 54°58'13"N

Longitude: -1.6103 / 1°36'36"W

OS Eastings: 425047

OS Northings: 564044

OS Grid: NZ250640

Mapcode National: GBR SPR.BP

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.7BGG

Entry Name: Cathedral Buildings

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304524

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

(west side)

21/213 Cathedral Buildings


Shops and offices, now including restaurant. Dated cartouche 1901, by Oliver,
Leeson and Wood. Cast iron ground floor columns; 3 floors of brick with ashlar
ornament; rendered attic storey and attics; iron balcony. Welsh slate roof with
stone gable copings. Free Jacobean style. 5 storeys (with mezzanine to 3 left
bays), attic storey and gable dormers. 7 bays. Mezzanine provides extra height
needed on steep slope. Slightly-projecting central bay has double door recessed
in tetrastyle porch, below heavy corbels of 5-storey shallow canted oriel with
sashes in architraves. Elaborate Ionic columns between shops. Plain Ionic
mezzanine under 3 similar bays with pilasters. Cartouches between floors. Attic
storey has balcony on large brackets; triple sashes and central round-headed
window under drip cornice; paired sashes in 7 gables above.
Steeply pitched roofs. Rear has free Baroque doorcase with large oculus above.
Drip mould over has large sculptured hare finial. Included for group value with

Listing NGR: NZ2504764044

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