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Akenside House, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Akenside House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304370

OS Grid Reference: NZ2519163934
OS Grid Coordinates: 425191, 563934
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9694, -1.6080

Location: Side, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 3UF

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 3UF

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Listing Text


24/72 No. 5. (Akenside House)


Offices. Dated 1902. Polished dark granite ground floor; sandstone ashlar above.
Dark slate roof with copper dome.
5 storeys and attics. Deeply-projecting eaves cornice. End bays have rusticated
pilasters and shallow canted 3-storey bay windows. Centre 5 bays form a shallow
bow. First-floor horizontally rusticated with carved date panel above centre
window. Second floor has pediments over 3 central windows with elaborate keystones.
2 cartouches surrounded by wreaths, fasces, swags and other ornament between
third and fourth floors. Prominent eaves cornice to central 5 bays flanked by
oeuil-de-boeuf windows with cornices over and consoles either side. Mansard
roof has central octagonal lantern with copper dome.

Listing NGR: NZ2519163934

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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