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Mercantile Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.969 / 54°58'8"N

Longitude: -1.6054 / 1°36'19"W

OS Eastings: 425362

OS Northings: 563887

OS Grid: NZ253638

Mapcode National: GBR SQF.X6

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.9CSK

Entry Name: Mercantile Building

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304790

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Ouseburn

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

24/368 Nos. 15-23 (Mercantile
Offices. 1883 by J. C. Parsons for Thomas Harper. Sandstone ashlar; roof of
Welsh slate. 3 storeys and attics, 7 bays. 3 internal steps up to central double
door in architrave; right end entrance to yard behind has round arch with voussoirs
and keystone. Architraves to all windows, sashes paired except in end and centre
bays. Deep cyma moulding to plinth between pilasters to ground floor sill band.
Upper floors have sill strings. Each floor has entablature, with frieze pulvinated
above windows, door and yard arch. Wreath carving on frieze above paired windows,
which have pediments to each pair, segmental on first floor, (except top floor
which has dentilled cornice breaking forward over windows, and small segmental
pediments). High panelled and coped roof parapet with end urn finials; 2 paired
dormers in entablature under carved pediments with cartouches.

Listing NGR: NZ2536263887

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

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