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Leazes Arcade, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Leazes Arcade

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304681

OS Grid Reference: NZ2456864573
OS Grid Coordinates: 424568, 564573
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9752, -1.6177

Location: Leazes Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4PG

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 4PG

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Listing Text

(east side)
16/360 No. 12 (Leazes Arcade)
Synagogue, now shopping arcade. 1880 by John Johnstone. Sandstone ashlar with
rock-faced plinth; Welsh slate roof. North Italian style. Basement and 2 storeys;
1:3:1 bays, the central 3 under gable. Outer entrance bays have end pilasters;
double doors, and fanlights with circle glazing bars, between pink granite shafts
under moulded round arches; 5 arcaded windows on upper floor. Pilasters flank
central 3 bays; intersecting segmental arcade contains 2 side and 4 centre ground-
floor windows; upper windows paired under round arches with Star of David carved
in tympana. Sloped Lombard frieze up gable. 8-foil blind window in gable peak
with acroterion. Blocks above pilasters have high, curved pyramidal finials with
fishscale pattern. Interior galleries.

Listing NGR: NZ2456864573

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Source: English Heritage

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