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Sunlight Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9713 / 54°58'16"N

Longitude: -1.6134 / 1°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 424847

OS Northings: 564143

OS Grid: NZ248641

Mapcode National: GBR SP9.FD

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.59ZS

Entry Name: Sunlight Chambers

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304406

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


20/103 Nos 2 - 4 (even)
Sunlight Chambers.


Offices. 1901-2 by W and S Owen for Lever Bros. Modified Baroque style.
Sandstone ashlar ground floor with mosaic frieze; painted rendered upper floors
with ashlar dressings; roof of French tiles. Art nouveau style. Basement,
3 storeys and attics; 3 bays and five in right return to High Bridge.
Central basement entrance down steps. Hollow-chamfered reveals and alternately-
projecting blocks to door under ornamental iron grille in first bay; similar
surrounds to basement and ground floor windows, with iron grilles to the
former. Ground floor frieze depicting harvest and industry, and cornice
modillioned above door. Architraves to windows above with pulvinated frieze
and cornice on first floor, and tall triple keys to second, all sashes
with glazing bars. Pilaster strips and rendered eaves, frieze with swags
linking keystones; egg-and-dart-moulded cornice. 3 flat dormers have
similar sashes.

Listing NGR: NZ2484764143

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

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