Description: 12a, Nelson Street
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304727
OS Grid Reference: NZ2477864386
OS Grid Coordinates: 424778, 564386
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9735, -1.6144
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NELSON STREET
20/403 No. 12A
Warehouse, now facade of Eldon Centre shopping precinct. Circa 1899 by Marshall
and Tweedy. Sandstone ashlar. Roof not visible. Free Baroque style. 4 storeys
and attics; 5 bays. Ground floor has Ionic pilasters flanking renewed windows
and recessed entrances, under bracketed fascia. Brackets support slender pilasters
extending 2 ½ storeys defining bays and having cartouche finials. 2-storey
bracketed oriels in outer bays; and all other windows have slender wood mullions
and transoms; top windows have 2-storey keyed architraves to inner bays, outer
segmental-headed architraves. Modillioned eaves cornice; parapet with 3 segmental-
headed attics windows. Included for group value.
This building has been redeveloped behind the facade so that only the facade
is of interest.
Listing NGR: NZ2477864386
Source: English Heritage
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