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Description: 44-48, Cloth Market
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304505
OS Grid Reference: NZ2487464128
OS Grid Coordinates: 424874, 564128
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9712, -1.6130
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CLOTH MARKET
20/197 Nos. 44-48 consecutive
Shop and restaurant, now public house and offices. 1869 by R. Fairbairn for
Pumphrey and Carrick Watson. Grey brick with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate
roof with cast iron cresting. 3 storeys and attics; 5 bays. Ground floor original
elaborate wood shop front with colonettes, brackets and mouldings. Windows on
upper floors have chamfered jambs; shouldered lintels on first floor; segmental
lintels on second except in slightly-projecting centre bay which has 4 arcaded
round-headed windows. Large bracketed cornices above first floor windows;
bracketed sills and label moulds to those on second floor. Prominent eaves
cornice, bracketed over central bay. Roof has 5 round-headed dormers; Mansard
roof except for centre bay which has tall steeply-pitched hipped roof. Cast iron
crestings. Interior: staircase and first floor coffee rooms 1897 by Oliver and
Leeson in a distinctive version ofthe Arts and Crafts style. Slatted seats with
brass rails holding parcel racks above. Tapered pilasters frame doors. Fretwork
Moorish-style pendants in coffee rooms partly damaged at time of survey, as was
fretwork above door between rooms with inserted door of c. 1983. First floor
redecoration of the Oak Room 1914.
Listing NGR: NZ2487464128
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