Description: 2 and 4, Mosley Street
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304714
OS Grid Reference: NZ2509064114
OS Grid Coordinates: 425090, 564114
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9710, -1.6096
NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE MOSLEY STREET
21/391 Nos. 2 and 4
Bank, now offices. 1908 by Newcombe and Newcombe for Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd.
Sandstone ashlar with pink granite plinth and porch. Roof not visible.
Palladian style. 3 storeys, 5 bays and 3-bay curved left entrance section. High
ground floor with plinth, deeper at right on slope, containing right end door with
overlight in architrave; left corner entrance, of Tuscan columns flanked by narrow
windows, holds recessed double door, and overlight with radiating glazing bars, under
swagged frieze and cornice. Above this, giant Ionic Order containing pedimented
first-floor window and second-floor window in lugged architrave. Elevation to
Mosley Street has tall round-headed ground-floor windows, pediments to those on
first floor except in the outer bays which have swagged segmental-headed surrounds;
lugged architraves on second floor. Deep modillioned cornice. Tall, corniced,
Listing NGR: NZ2509064114
Source: English Heritage
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