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Former Newcastle Breweries Offices, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Former Newcastle Breweries Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304772

OS Grid Reference: NZ2474764818
OS Grid Coordinates: 424747, 564818
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9774, -1.6149

Location: B1307, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4LE

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
16/443 Former Newcastle
Breweries Offices.
Brewery offices; 1896-1900 by Joseph Oswald for Newcastle Breweries Ltd. Grey
granite plinth, red sandstone ashlar ground floor; bright red brick upper floors
with red sandstone dressings. Roof of plain tiles; copper fishscale dome to
turret. 3 storeys and attics; 5 bays. At left a double door, and fanlight on
wood band inscribed NEWCASTLE BREWERIES LTD. and covered with art nouveau wrought-
iron grille. Flanking long brackets from plinth to entablature with Jacobean
ornament on pulvinated frieze, over door. 4 wide, round-headed ground-floor
windows and central oculus with glazing bars and upper painted ornament. First-
floor oriels above door and in alternate bays; sashes between, with swagged
friezes; oriel parapets become balconies to second-floor sashes in moulded stone
surrounds. Top modillioned cornice. Shaped gables, at left and paired over
central bays, have oculi and consoles. Corbelled corner turret at right. Tall
brick chimneys with ashlar string and cornice. Interior: faience entrance hall,
stair wall and first floor hall; faience architraves to doors with pulvinated
friezes and scroll pediments; strapwork stucco decoration to many ceilings; deep
ornamental stucco friezes. Former board room mahogany-panelled; many richly-
carved mahogany chimney pieces. Marble stair has wrought-iron balustrade and
wide grip handrail. Frosted glass doors, one pair 'CLERK'S OFFICE' and

Listing NGR: NZ2474764818

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Source: English Heritage

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