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Former Goods Station Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.966 / 54°57'57"N

Longitude: -1.6181 / 1°37'5"W

OS Eastings: 424547

OS Northings: 563554

OS Grid: NZ245635

Mapcode National: GBR SNL.Y9

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.3FQT

Entry Name: Former Goods Station Warehouse

Listing Date: 16 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072614

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468847

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

(South West side)
Former Goods Station


Includes: Former Goods Station Warehouse, POTTERY LANE
Goods station warehouse, now general workshops. c1910. Designed by William Bell, for the North Eastern Railway Co., engineer LG Mouchel of Hennebique, using patent ferro-concrete, steel-framed roof with glazed strips and boarded rear gable. Simplified Classical style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 4 windows x 3-2 storeys, 14 windows. North-east front to Forth Banks has full-width pediment on 4 panels defined by wide shallow pilasters, with first floor cornice and top entablature. Renewed metal roller shutter to vehicle entrance at right under flat lintel and wide overlight; small 3-light window above has slightly projecting sill and lintel. Similar treatment to mullion and transom windows, on ground floor with 6 lights, on first floor with 6 lights below and 3 lights above concrete transom, and top floor with 6 lights. Pediment has wide surround which merges with similar surround to central slatted oeil-de-boeuf. Roof half hipped at rear; full length lights and rear boarded gablet. Left return to Pottery Lane in similar style has 14 windows, 6 windows to right on 3 storeys, 8 windows to left on 2 storeys. Rear elevation, only partly visible, has 4 arches at upper level with stone imposts and keystones; shared pier removed from central pair. North-west wing 2 storey with 2 windows. Similar construction and materials, with raised corrugated-iron roof structure of unknown function. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: NZ2454763554

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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