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Bewick House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9694 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -1.6184 / 1°37'6"W

OS Eastings: 424524

OS Northings: 563927

OS Grid: NZ245639

Mapcode National: GBR SNK.J0

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.3CL8

Entry Name: Bewick House

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304405

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


23/102 Bewick House


Offices. 1884; by Austin and Johnson, for Tyne Improvement Commission; 1911
3 floors added by W.H. Wood. Now Port of Tyne Authority offices. Sandstone
ashlar on pink granite plinth; roof of plain tiles.4-storey centre, 5-storey
wings, and attics; 2:3:2 bays. Double door, under pulvinated frieze and
fanlight with ornamental iron grille, in hollow-chamfered reveal. Rusticated
ground floor. Bracketed sills and keyed voussoirs to ground floor windows
under Greek-key band; projecting wings have first floor windows in pedimented
Gibbs surrounds; arcaded central bays have balcony, and panelled soffits, to
round-headed windows; first floor dentilled cornice. Ionic colonnade and
balustrade to central third floor windows, flanked by windows in lugged
architraves. All sashes except for arcaded leaded lights. Cartouches with
arms of constituent authorities under deep, bracketed top cornice. 3 central
dormers have lugged architraves and pediments. Wings have similar windows on
fourth floor under dentilled cornices and high hipped roofs, each with a
dormer in Ionic surround. High, corniced ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2452463926

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