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Description: Eldon Buildings
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304418
OS Grid Reference: NZ2489064434
OS Grid Coordinates: 424890, 564434
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9739, -1.6127
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BLACKETT STREET (south side)
20/113 Nos 29, 31,33 (Eldon
Hotel, now shops. Includes No. 118 Grey Street. Dated 1893 on top panels; by
Oliver and Leeson. Circa 1982 ground-floor alterations. Sandstone ashlar; dark
slate roof. Curved corner site to Grey Street. 4 storeys, 8 bays, the 2 at
left end and that at right end wider. Hotel entrance in wide right bay.
Ground floor entablature has bracketed cornice supporting first floor balconies
(removed from 2 left end bays). Giant Composite Order to first and second floors;
Venetian windows in wide bays of first floor, round-headed windows in 5 bays
of curve, with ornamental glazing bars in heads under keyed arches. Second-floor
sashes in architraves under entablature with prominent modillioned cornice.
Plain top sashes with fluted band between heads of windows. Top cornice and
parapet with 3 carved panels: 18 F/M 93 on bays flanking curve and ELDON
BUILDINGS at centre, in Art Nouveau lettering, under alternate pediments.
High-relief coat of arms in central pediment.
Listing NGR: NZ2489064434
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Source: English Heritage
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