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1-5, Ellison Place

A Grade II Listed Building in South Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9763 / 54°58'34"N

Longitude: -1.6087 / 1°36'31"W

OS Eastings: 425146

OS Northings: 564699

OS Grid: NZ251646

Mapcode National: GBR SPZ.72

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.856Y

Entry Name: 1-5, Ellison Place

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304535

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: South Jesmond

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(north side)
17/224 Nos. 1-5 consecutive
Terrace of houses, in use as Polytechnic buildings, offices and a surgery at the time of listing. Circa 1810. English bond brick with painted ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roofs. 5 houses of 3 storeys and attics, from 5 to 3 bays. Nos. one and 2 have central ashlar porches an classical style, that to No. one having arch, pilasters and cornice and blocking course; No.2 has pilasters and open segmental pediment with cornice and blocking course 6-panelled doors, double in porches, under fanlights; doorcases to Nos. 3 and 4 have fluted necking and dentilled pediments; doorcase removed from No. 5. Renewed sashes with wedge stone lintels; projecting stone sills to second floor, sill bands to ground and first floors. Porch of No.1 has plaque inscribed 'Matthew White Esq., Mayor/Joseph Atkinson Esq., Sheriffe/1692. Interior of No.1 has Venetian stair landing window in Ionic case with arms of Newcastle in glass. Historical note: No. one was the Mansion House of Newcastle in the C19. No. 5 was the home of William Boutland Wilkinson, an early patentee of reinforced concrete in the modern sense. Sources: J.M. Brown Transactions of the Newcomen Society XXXIX; W.F. Cassie 'Early Reinforced Concrete in Newcastle upon Tyne' Structural Engineer April 1955.

Listing NGR: NZ2514664699

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