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Gem House and Messrs Reid and Company

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.974 / 54°58'26"N

Longitude: -1.6125 / 1°36'44"W

OS Eastings: 424903

OS Northings: 564440

OS Grid: NZ249644

Mapcode National: GBR SPD.W6

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.67DQ

Entry Name: Gem House and Messrs Reid and Company

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304417

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 Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


20/112 Nos 23, 25 and 27 (Gem House
and Messrs. Reid and Co.)


Shop and offices. 1904 by Newcombe and Newcombe for Robert Herron; circa 1906
shop for Reid and Sons. Sandstone ashlar; slate roof. Free style with art-nouveau
shop details. 3 storeys and attics; 2 wide bays. Shop has curved windows to
recessed entrance and scrolled brass name plaques below windows; flowing glazing
bars to window heads and to mirror soffit; much carved ornament to 2 recessed
doors. Bracketed fascia below 2 wide shallow bows with pilasters of different
Orders on each floor, Roman Doric, Ionic and Corinthian framing 3 sashes in
each bow. Serpentine dentilled top cornice. Roof balustrade with tall spike
finials. 2 wide attic windows of 3 sashes in pilasters under scrolled pediments.
Mansard roof.

Listing NGR: NZ2490364439

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