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Barclay's Bank and Collingwood Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.97 / 54°58'11"N

Longitude: -1.6136 / 1°36'49"W

OS Eastings: 424832

OS Northings: 563995

OS Grid: NZ248639

Mapcode National: GBR SP8.1S

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5BVS

Entry Name: Barclay's Bank and Collingwood Buildings

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304512

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: Newcastle St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2463 NE (north side)

20/202 and 23/202 Nos. 28-62 even (Barclay's
Bank and Collingwood


Bank, shops and offices. 1899 including hotel by Oliver and Leeson; completed
1903 by Cackett and Burns Dick, adapting the hotel part for use as a bank.
Sandstone ashlar with grey granite porches; dark slate roof. Free Baroque style
with much carved decoration. 4 storeys and attics; 3-bay curved left entrance
section and 11 wide bays. Arcaded ground floor, Giant Corinthian Order above.
Tuscan columns to revolving doors in left corner and to recessed entrance in
central bay; bank entrance in bay 4. Deep, panelled soffits enclose lunettes
with glazing bars over central office entrance and over 5 left tripartite
windows; similar soffits to 5 right Diocletian windows. 2-storey oriels above
central entrance, second bay either side and end bays. Plain sashes in inter-
mediate bays and in third floor, tripartite over oriels. Alternately-pedimented
dormers contain round-headed windows, Venetian above oriels. Mansard roof.
Interior banking hall shows high quality stucco decoration by Laidler of Newcastle
and mahogany fittings by Waring and Gillow of Lancaster and London designed by
Cackett and Burns Dick. Source: Newcastle Daily Journal 23rd May 1903.

Listing NGR: NZ2483263995

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