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Newcastle and Gateshead Building Society, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Newcastle and Gateshead Building Society

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 304825

OS Grid Reference: NZ2497964041
OS Grid Coordinates: 424979, 564041
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9704, -1.6113

Location: 7 St Nicholas Church Yard, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1XU

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

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Listing Text

(east side)
12.11.65 Newcastle and Gateshead
Building Society (formerly
listed as Nos. 40, 42, 44
Mosley Street)
Bank; circa 1845 by Benjamin Green for Newcastle Joint Stock Bank. Sandstone ashlar;
Welsh slate roof. Palazzo style. 4 storeys, 5 bays. Central double door and overlight
in rusticated ground floor with voussoirs to 5 arched openings, those to left of door
covered by C20 fascia; round-headed windows in those at right, plain at left. First
floor has panelled pilasters defining bays containing round-headed windows in keyed
arched surrounds; wide moulded brackets support 3-bay second-floor balcony. Giant
Ionic Order through second and third floors. Pulvinated friezes and pediments to 2nd
floor windows, bracketed architraves to third. Entablature with dentilled and
modillioned cornice. Low-pitched hipped roof has 3 conjoined ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2497964041

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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