Description: Sunlight Chambers
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304406
OS Grid Reference: NZ2484764143
OS Grid Coordinates: 424847, 564143
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9713, -1.6134
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BIGG MARKET (north side)
20/103 Nos 2 - 4 (even)
Offices. 1901-2 by W and S Owen for Lever Bros. Modified Baroque style.
Sandstone ashlar ground floor with mosaic frieze; painted rendered upper floors
with ashlar dressings; roof of French tiles. Art nouveau style. Basement,
3 storeys and attics; 3 bays and five in right return to High Bridge.
Central basement entrance down steps. Hollow-chamfered reveals and alternately-
projecting blocks to door under ornamental iron grille in first bay; similar
surrounds to basement and ground floor windows, with iron grilles to the
former. Ground floor frieze depicting harvest and industry, and cornice
modillioned above door. Architraves to windows above with pulvinated frieze
and cornice on first floor, and tall triple keys to second, all sashes
with glazing bars. Pilaster strips and rendered eaves, frieze with swags
linking keystones; egg-and-dart-moulded cornice. 3 flat dormers have
Listing NGR: NZ2484764143
Source: English Heritage
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