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Description: Cathedral Buildings
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304524
OS Grid Reference: NZ2504764044
OS Grid Coordinates: 425047, 564044
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9704, -1.6103
NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE DEAN STREET
21/213 Cathedral Buildings
Shops and offices, now including restaurant. Dated cartouche 1901, by Oliver,
Leeson and Wood. Cast iron ground floor columns; 3 floors of brick with ashlar
ornament; rendered attic storey and attics; iron balcony. Welsh slate roof with
stone gable copings. Free Jacobean style. 5 storeys (with mezzanine to 3 left
bays), attic storey and gable dormers. 7 bays. Mezzanine provides extra height
needed on steep slope. Slightly-projecting central bay has double door recessed
in tetrastyle porch, below heavy corbels of 5-storey shallow canted oriel with
sashes in architraves. Elaborate Ionic columns between shops. Plain Ionic
mezzanine under 3 similar bays with pilasters. Cartouches between floors. Attic
storey has balcony on large brackets; triple sashes and central round-headed
window under drip cornice; paired sashes in 7 gables above.
Steeply pitched roofs. Rear has free Baroque doorcase with large oculus above.
Drip mould over has large sculptured hare finial. Included for group value with
Listing NGR: NZ2504764044
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Source: English Heritage
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