Description: 29, Newgate Street
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
MORPETH NEWGATE STREET
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
Source: English Heritage
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