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Beehive Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Beehive Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304506

OS Grid Reference: NZ2486164138
OS Grid Coordinates: 424861, 564138
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9712, -1.6132

Location: Cloth Market, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1EE

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 1EE

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Listing Text

(east side)

20/198 No. 54 (Beehive Hotel)


Public house. 1902 by J. Oswald and Sons. Faience ground floor; brick with
ashlar dressings above; roof of plain tiles with copper dome. 4 storeys, one
bay to Cloth Market x 3 to High Bridge on left return. 6-panelled door at right
under triglyph frieze; similar door in left canted corner. Green and yellow
ground floor has panelled and garlanded Ionic pilasters supporting entablature
with leaf-bracketed frieze; original BEEHIVE HOTEL in low relief on fascia
beneath prominent cornice. Upper floors have ovolo-moulded stone mullioned-and-
transomed windows, with first-and second-floor cornices; sash window on third
floor under wide eaves. Canted corner has blank first floor with wrought iron
brackets holding renewed hanging sign; second-floor sash. Consoles to slightly-
projecting top window. Pilastered angle turret has open arches under roundels
and frieze; ogee dome has four very small lucarnes, with slender swept pyramid
roofs, and tall spike finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2486164138

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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