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Half Moon Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9714 / 54°58'16"N

Longitude: -1.6138 / 1°36'49"W

OS Eastings: 424819

OS Northings: 564150

OS Grid: NZ248641

Mapcode National: GBR SP7.BR

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.59SQ

Plus Code: 9C6WX9CP+GF

Entry Name: Half Moon Chambers

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304409

Location: Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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20/106 Nos 10-16 even (Half Moon


Public house. Dated 1905 above central door. Begun 1902. By Simpson, Lawson and
Rayne. Red granite plinth and grey granite columns to wide ground-floor windows.
Sandstone ashlar; dark slate roof with copper fishscale turrets. Art Nouveau
style. 3 storeys and attics; 5 bays, the outer ones narrow. Wide yard entrance
in fourth bay; round-headed surrounds to 3 doors with fanlights at left, to left
of yard entrance, and at right end; the central one blocked, all under bracketed
segmental hoods; inscriptions in Art Nouveau lettering above doors "BUILT AD 1550"
REBUILT AD 1905 and HALF MOON CHAMBERS. Ground floor Ionic columns support 3
balconies with bombé railings; first floor cornice on cartouches; rusticated
second-floor Ionic columns and half-columns; sloping pulvinated frieze to top
cornice. Above are consoles of wide central gable with round-headed window
flanked by sashes. Mask brackets to central niche flanked by shafts; scroll
pediment and ball finials. End turrets of oculi in stone surrounds under high
round-hipped fishscale roofs with tall disc-and-spike finials. Intermediate
square-headed dormers have tall diagonally-set pyramidal roofs with swept eaves.

Listing NGR: NZ2481964150

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