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Description: Quadrangle Gateway
Quadrangle Gateway (The Arches)
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304675
OS Grid Reference: NZ2473065042
OS Grid Coordinates: 424730, 565042
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9794, -1.6151
NZ 2465 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE KING'S WALK
14/354 Quadrangle gateway
Gateway, part of Art Department. 1911 by W. H. Knowles for Armstrong College.
Dark red Flemish bond brick with ashlar dressings; roof of plain tiles. Tudor
style. Gabled front of 3 storeys, one bay. Paired moulded arches with blind
tracery above containing statue of Edward VII in central niche. Gothic-lettered
Latin legend in frieze below pierced parapet. Upper floors, recessed between wide
full-height buttresses, contain 2-storey canted bay with large royal arms in
panel between floors. Stone mullioned and transomed windows. Top battlemented
parapet with corner pinnacles.
Listing NGR: NZ2473065042
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Source: English Heritage
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