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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
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
NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE QUAYSIDE
12/466 C.W.S. Warehouse
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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