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Cooperative Wholesale Society Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9707 / 54°58'14"N

Longitude: -1.6003 / 1°36'1"W

OS Eastings: 425684

OS Northings: 564083

OS Grid: NZ256640

Mapcode National: GBR SR5.TP

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.DB57

Entry Name: Cooperative Wholesale Society Warehouse

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304797

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Ouseburn

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE QUAYSIDE
12/466 C.W.S. Warehouse
G.V. II
1891 and 1900. by T.G. Gueritte of L.G.Mouchel's firm, and F.E.L. Harris of C.W.S.
Architects. Reinforced concrete, the exterior finished to resemble Portland stone.
Raft foundation to overcome marshy site. 6-storey elevation in austere classical
style. 3-bay Giant Order of plain pilasters (without frieze) stretched through 5
storeys, supporting a heavily bracketed cornice and resting on triple-arched bonded
podium with cornice. Pair of square windows in each bay; each window divided into
9 large pairs (6 on top floor). Interior has slab floors and beamwork supported
by square columns with diagonal spandrels. Modifications except to top storey,
which has barrel-vault across centre with metal strip windows along its base.
Source: L.G. Mouchel Hennebique Ferro-Concrete 4th ed. 1921.


Listing NGR: NZ2568464083

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