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Scottish Provident House, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Scottish Provident House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304713

OS Grid Reference: NZ2496664070
OS Grid Coordinates: 424966, 564070
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9706, -1.6115

Location: A186, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1HX

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 1HX

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Listing Text

(north side)
20/390 No. 31 (Scottish
17.12.71 Provident House)
Offices. 1906 by S. D. Robbins of Newcastle for Scottish Provident Institution.
Portland stone with grey granite plinth and doorcases; roof not visible. 4
storeys and basement at right; 10 bays and one curved corner bay at left; 3-bay
return to Cloth Market. Granite Tuscan porch on corner with recessed double door
in keyed surround; 2 steps to similar door in pedimented doorcase in eighth bay.
Rusticated lower floors to dentilled first-floor cornice; Giant Corinthian Order
above. Balustrades to second-floor windows in Ionic frames with pulvinated
friezes and tall keystones; architraves to third floor. All windows sashes. Low
relief SCOTTISH PROVIDENT INSTITUTION on top entablature. Roof balustrade; tall
corniced ashlar chimneys. Tall wrought-iron gates to corner door and iron ground
floor window guards. Historical note: said to have been the first 'gridiron'
construction in Newcastle.

Listing NGR: NZ2496664070

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Source: English Heritage

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