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Description: 1-4, Eldon Square (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304534
OS Grid Reference: NZ2478764487
OS Grid Coordinates: 424787, 564487
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9744, -1.6143
NZ 2464 NE and NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ELDON SQUARE
NZ 2464 SE (east side)
16/223 and 20/223 Nos. 1-4 consecutive
and Nos. 6 and 7.
Includes Nos. 44b and 44c Blackett Street (q.v.). Houses, now offices and shops.
1825-31; by Thomas Oliver and John Dobson for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar;
Welsh slate roof. Basement, 3 storeys and some later attics; 33 bays in all, with
slightly-projecting 5-bay end pavilions defined by giant pilasters. Houses vary
from 3 to 5 bays. 8-panelled doors and overlights (with glazing bars to No.4).
Plain reveals to these and to sash windows, mostly with glazing bars; aprons to
ground floor windows. First floor sill string in outer bays; second floor
entablature and cornice; top plainer cornice. Later mansard roof with 5 dormers
to No.6; 2 inserted pedimented dormers to No.1.Ashlar ridge chimneys. Right
return in similar style has C20 shops inserted in ground floor, giant corner
pilaster at right; glazing bars to sash windows on upper floors. Source:
T. Oliver New Picture of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle 1831, 97.
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BLACKETT STREET (north side)
20/223 Nos 44b and 44c
The right return of Nos. 1 - 7 Eldon Square (q.v.).
Listing NGR: NZ2478764493
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Source: English Heritage
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