Description: Claremont Buildings
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304531
OS Grid Reference: NZ2486465040
OS Grid Coordinates: 424864, 565040
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9794, -1.6130
NZ 2465 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ELDON PLACE
14/220 Claremont Buildings
Shops and offices, now University Chaplaincy. Dated 1896 by W. Hope for Fairless
Harrison, tanner; 1905 additions. Steel frame and sandstone ashlar; graduated
slate roof with copper dome to turret. 3 storeys and attic, 6 irregular bays.
Pilasters, Doric Order on ground floor and Composite on first, define 4 right bays
with shop windows on ground floor and similar windows on first. 2 left bays have
office entrance at right under segmental canopy; altered ground floor to these and
to third bay. Sash windows elsewhere, those on second floor grouped, in panelled
pilasters under segmental pediments. Right corner entrance to shop under corbelled
turret. Gabled dormers over 2 left bays and 3 right, linked by pierced parapet,
have raised shaped pediments and ball finials. Tall ashlar chimneys.
Listing NGR: NZ2486465040
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.