Description: 8 and 10, Close
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
NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CLOSE
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
Source: English Heritage
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