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Description: Students' Union
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304674
OS Grid Reference: NZ2474164990
OS Grid Coordinates: 424741, 564990
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9789, -1.6150
NZ 2465 SE and NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE KING'S WALK
NZ 2464 NE (west side)
14/353 and 16/353 Students' Union
Students' Union building. Dated 1924 on tower; by Cackett, Burns, Dick and
McKellar, for Armstrong College, later King's College, University of Durham; now
Newcastle University. Bright red brick with diaper work; ashlar quoins and
dressings; roof not visible. E-plan. Jacobethan style. Basement and 3 storeys;
1:7:1 bays, the outer ones breaking forward with 3 bays in inner return. Projecting
central 4-storey tower has keyed open arch in Roman Doric porch with paired
pilasters and parapet with coats of arms. Irregular-block jambs to stone
mullioned and transomed windows of 2 and 3 lights; 6-light full-height canted bays
on projecting ends. Cornices on each floor; diabolo balusters to parapet; small
square turret has obelisk finials; high domed lantern with ball and weather vane
Listing NGR: NZ2473964992
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Source: English Heritage
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