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8 and 10, Close, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: 8 and 10, Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304494

OS Grid Reference: NZ1911565986
OS Grid Coordinates: 419115, 565986
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9881, -1.7028

Location: 12 The Close, Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE5 5DB

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE5 5DB

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Listing Text

(north side)

24/187 Nos. 8 and l0


Shops and houses, now offices. Circa 1830. Incised stucco with ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys, 8 bays. Reeded Tuscan pilasters and entablature
frame ground-floor shops. Upper floors have plain sashes in architraves,
pedimented on first floor and each with pulvinated frieze and cornice on second
floor; second-floor bracketed sill string. Third floor windows have plain reveals.
Top cornice and coped high parapet. Rendered ridge chimneys. 2 iron handrails
attached to right return alongside Castle Stairs: round-section rails with
downcurved ends, attached on iron brackets.

Listing NGR: NZ1911565986

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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