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Latitude: 54.9693 / 54°58'9"N
Longitude: -1.6134 / 1°36'48"W
OS Eastings: 424849
OS Northings: 563919
OS Grid: NZ248639
Mapcode National: GBR SP9.G4
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5CZB
Entry Name: Irving House
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121977
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304941
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
NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD
23/589 No. 19 (Irving House)
Offices. Dated 1910 on cartouche. By William Bell, for North Eastern Railway Company.
Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Free Baroque style. 4 storeys, 5 bays. Central
wider bay has steps up to renewed double door and fanlight in rusticated surround
with recessed attached rusticated Ionic columns flanking keyed arch and supporting
open pediment with elaborate cartouche carved IRVING HOUSE. Plinth; rusticated ground
floor fonts voussoirs to round-headed sashes with carved keystones under cornice.
Architraves to all upper windows, those in first floor with Gibbs surrounds, the
central tripartite with central pediment. First floor cornice supports giant enriched
Ionic pilasters. Double keystones on first floor, triple in centre bay, second-floor
window cornices, third floor aprons and moulded sills; swag and garland to
central window. Top entablature has modillioned cornice and central segmental pediment
with dated cartouche. Balustrade above with consoles flanking central raised panel.
Two tall corniced end chimneys.
Listing NGR: NZ2484963919
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