Description: Akenside House
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
NX 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AKENSIDE HILL
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
Source: English Heritage
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