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Watergate Buildings, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Watergate Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304854

OS Grid Reference: NZ2517663817
OS Grid Coordinates: 425176, 563817
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9683, -1.6083

Location: Watergate, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 3AF

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
24/510 Nos. 57-60 consecutive
(Watergate buildings)
Shops and offices. 1830; late C19 addition of top storey and insertion of
shops. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys, 14 bays. Projecting end
bays have pilasters; intermediate bays curve around corner. Channelled
rustication to ground floor with sashes and shops under entablature with
dentilled egg-and-dart cornice. Upper floors have sashes in plain reveals,
those on first floor long and with upper glazing bars; glazing bars to top
2 floors. First floor band; deep second-floor entablature and cornice. Third
floor has keyed raised surrounds to each end bay and to intermediate bays
at intervals. Pediments to outer bays under high hipped roof. Low-pitched
roof to central section with ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2517663817

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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