Description: 21, Mosley Street
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304711
OS Grid Reference: NZ2504664122
OS Grid Coordinates: 425046, 564122
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9711, -1.6103
NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE MOSLEY STREET
21/388 No. 21.
Offices, now restaurant. 1906 by Fred T. Walker for The Edinburgh Life Assurance
Co. Red granite ground floor; ashlar above; roof not visible. Classical framework
with diverse details. 5 storeys and attic; 3 bays, the central wider and with
tripartite windows. Banded ground and first floors, the former having 2 large
openings, segmental and round-arched, and a round-headed doorway with weighty
bracketed hood. Coved ground-floor cornice. Wide band above first floor serves
as base for Corinthian Order through second and third floors, with 4 engaged
columns. Quasi-classical window treatment with pediments on second floor. Deep
modillioned cornice. Top storey has deeply-recessed windows and is surmounted by
a central attic in the form of an Egyptian temple with flanking balustrades. Rear
left entrance in No. 10 Grey Street (q.v.).
Listing NGR: NZ2504664122
Source: English Heritage
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