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Victoria Buildings, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Victoria Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304578

OS Grid Reference: NZ2472964098
OS Grid Coordinates: 424729, 564098
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9709, -1.6152

Location: Grainger Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 5JG

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 5JG

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Listing Text

(east side)
20/263 Nos. 42-50 even
(Victoria Buildings)
Shops and offices. Dated 1874; by Matthew Thompson for Sir Walter Scott. Some
ground floor alterations c.1980. Sandstone ashlar; dark slate roof. Italianate
style. 3 storeys and attics; 9 bays. Rusticated piers to ground floor, that at
centre right altered; central renewed office door; bracketed cornice. Pilasters
to upper floors, fluted in end bays, are Tuscan Order on first floor, framing
arched windows with shell-carved tympana; similar carving to paired central second
floor windows under round arch with lozenge ornament in tympanum ; plainer windows
in other bays, between wide pilasters with brackets to top cornice. End and
central attics of one and 3 lights have garland-ornamented pilasters under open
pediments; linking balustrades with urn finials.

Listing NGR: NZ2472964098

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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