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,144,Commercial Street,,,,

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Latitude: 51.5854 / 51°35'7"N

Longitude: -2.9947 / 2°59'40"W

OS Eastings: 331178

OS Northings: 187857

OS Grid: ST311878

Mapcode National: GBR J5.CCFZ

Mapcode Global: VH7BD.1FN0

Entry Name: ,144,Commercial Street,,,,

Listing Date: 31 March 2000

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23112

Building Class: Commercial

Location: About 50m S of junction with Charles Street.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Bears date 1900; by Morgan & Hodge architects.


Elaborate Dutch Renaissance style. Three storeys plus attic; red brick with bathstone dressings enriched by scrollwork, garlands, brackets. Gable has segmental pediment enclosing relief panel; 5-light window with central 3 lights articulated by end columns supporting cornice; sash glazing. Scroll balustrade over broad 2-storey oriel of 3 lights, central lights stressed by curved pediments enclosing cartouches; sash glazing. Outer bays have turrets in same style rising from first floor to attic level where they become polygonal louvres with copper domes. Modern shop front on ground floor.

Reasons for Listing

Flamboyant well-designed building in Dutch Renaissance style on Newport's main commercial street.

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