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Premises Occupied Bu Julius Benet Limited (Former Seamen's Bethel), Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Premises Occupied Bu Julius Benet Limited (Former Seamen's Bethel)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304635

OS Grid Reference: NZ2626364188
OS Grid Coordinates: 426263, 564188
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9716, -1.5913

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 2PE

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Listing Text

(north side)

12/316 Premises occupied by
Julius Benet Ltd.
(former Seamen's


Seamen's nonconformist chapel. 1875 by Thomas Oliver. Sunday School room 1900
by Oliver, Leeson and Wood. Sandstone ashlar retaining wall at left; brick with
ashlar dressings; roof of small thick dark slates; lead-covered flèche. Built
on steep slope: main elevation to Horatio Street 2 storeys; rear to City Road one
storey. 3 left bays; 3-bay chapel at right. Third, entrance, bay under gable has
square-headed double door with nook shafts; IHS carved in shield above.
Quatrefoil light over. 2 left bays under gable have tall sashes with trefoiled
heads above retaining wall. Stone mullioned-and-transomed window over door.
Cusped lancets to chapel, and tall 2-light east window in 3-sided apse with
head-stopped drip-mould; gargoyles flank this window under gable. Steeply-
pitched hipped roof to chapel with tall round central flèche on belfry. A
prominent landmark above the Quayside.

Listing NGR: NZ2626364188

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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