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Turnbull's Warehouse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Turnbull's Warehouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304799

OS Grid Reference: NZ2496063791
OS Grid Coordinates: 424960, 563791
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9681, -1.6116

Location: 17 Queens Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 3NZ

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 3NZ

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Listing Text

(west side)
23/469 Turnbull's Warehouse
Warehouse. 1888 north block; 1897 additions to south; 1898 tower. By F. W. Rich
for Robinson and Co., printers. Brick with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof.
5 storeys at right, 6 at left, and attics; 6:2:7 bays. Near-central 2-bay tower
has groups of 3 slit windows on each floor; panelled and blind-arcaded top floor;
wide windows, those in left section round-headed on top floor with brick-and-
stone keyed arches. Bays defined by buttresses, those of the top floors at left
with ashlar bands. Sill bands. Right section and lower left windows have
cambered brick arches with keys; sill bands. Cornices on second floor of left
section. Top cornice all around, dentilled at left and on tower. Shaped attic
gables, with central pediments, have round-headed and oeil-de boeuf windows
between pilasters. High pyramidal tower roof has small octagonal spirelets, all
with swept eaves, over blind oriels. Central lead-covered ogee hipped roof.

Listing NGR: NZ2496063791

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Source: English Heritage

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