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Description: Barclay's Bank and Collingwood Buildings
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304512
OS Grid Reference: NZ2483263995
OS Grid Coordinates: 424832, 563995
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9700, -1.6136
NZ 2464 SE and NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE COLLINGWOOD STREET
NZ 2463 NE (north side)
20/202 and 23/202 Nos. 28-62 even (Barclay's
Bank and Collingwood
Bank, shops and offices. 1899 including hotel by Oliver and Leeson; completed
1903 by Cackett and Burns Dick, adapting the hotel part for use as a bank.
Sandstone ashlar with grey granite porches; dark slate roof. Free Baroque style
with much carved decoration. 4 storeys and attics; 3-bay curved left entrance
section and 11 wide bays. Arcaded ground floor, Giant Corinthian Order above.
Tuscan columns to revolving doors in left corner and to recessed entrance in
central bay; bank entrance in bay 4. Deep, panelled soffits enclose lunettes
with glazing bars over central office entrance and over 5 left tripartite
windows; similar soffits to 5 right Diocletian windows. 2-storey oriels above
central entrance, second bay either side and end bays. Plain sashes in inter-
mediate bays and in third floor, tripartite over oriels. Alternately-pedimented
dormers contain round-headed windows, Venetian above oriels. Mansard roof.
Interior banking hall shows high quality stucco decoration by Laidler of Newcastle
and mahogany fittings by Waring and Gillow of Lancaster and London designed by
Cackett and Burns Dick. Source: Newcastle Daily Journal 23rd May 1903.
Listing NGR: NZ2483263995
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Source: English Heritage
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