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29, Newgate Street, Morpeth

Description: 29, Newgate Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238751

OS Grid Reference: NZ1978286072
OS Grid Coordinates: 419782, 586072
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1686, -1.6910

Location: Newgate Street, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 1AT

Locality: Morpeth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 1AT

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Listing Text

NZ 1986 (West side)

22/262 No. 29


Shop. Early C18. Brick in irregular bond, with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate
roof. 3 storeys, 3 windows.

Ground floor rusticated with the joints breaking round openings to form
voussoirs. To left elliptical carriage arch to Old Bakehouse Yard. Right of
this 4 round arches with keystones, formerly an open arcade but now with a
door to left and 3 windows. Fanlights formed by elaborate late C19 wrought-
iron grilles. Cornice over.

Rusticated quoins above. 1st floor has 8-pane sashes in eared architraves.
2nd floor has brick string and 4-pane sashes in shouldered eared architraves.

Pulvinated top frieze, cornice and parapet with pilasters and ball finials,
probably added mid C19. Steeply-pitched roof with tumbled-in brickwork in the
gables. Corniced brick end stacks.

Rear has stair projection and rear wing with 12-pane sashes.

Interior has fine early C18 open-well stair with carved tread ends, wreathed
and ramped handrail and turned balusters with square knops.

Listing NGR: NZ1978286072

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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