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Number 1 and Railings Flanking Steps, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Number 1 and Railings Flanking Steps

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 June 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 304457

OS Grid Reference: NZ2445964132
OS Grid Coordinates: 424459, 564132
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9712, -1.6194

Location: Friars Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4XF

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 4XF

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Listing Text

(north side)

19/152 No. 1 and railings
29/6/76 flanking steps.


2 houses, now offices. 1770 by William Newton. English bond brick with rendered
plinth and ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys and attics; 6 bays.
Wide double door, 8-panelled leaves, in fourth bay. Doorcase of fluted pilasters,
carved spandrels and prominent cornice. Round brick door arch in first bay
blocked and window inserted. Wedge stone lintels to plain sashes, with projecting
stone sills on ground and second floors; bands at first floor, first floor sills,
and eaves. Later mansard roof has 6 bargeboarded dormers. 6 steps to door
have cast iron handrails on acanthus-leaf balusters, that at right renewed.
Interior shows some architraves; 2 Venetian stair windows at rear; the lower has
Tuscan columns with fluted necking.

Listing NGR: NZ2445964132

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Source: English Heritage

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