Description: 5-13, Side
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304871
OS Grid Reference: NZ2518063908
OS Grid Coordinates: 425180, 563908
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9692, -1.6082
NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SIDE
24/524 Nos. 5-13 odd
Shops and offices. Circa 1855. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof; brick
chimneys. Italianate style. 9 storeys, 5 bays, the central narrower and containing
open passage to stairs and workshops behind. 4 shops are arcaded with slender
pilasters and leafy capitals supporting elliptical arches, to shops and recessed
entrances. Each floor has pilasters and entablature, those of upper floors with
modillioned cornices, framing round-headed sashes in pilaster surrounds with leafy
capitals; similar carving to impost bands; Windows paired except in central bay.
Painted mirror advertisement in right reveal of Quayside Newsagency at right:
MURATTI'S WORLD RENOWNED CIGARETTES/"ARISTON"/SMOKED BY/ ROYALTY AND NOBILITY/
"NEB-KA"/SMOKED BY MILLIONS.
Listing NGR: NZ2518063908
Source: English Heritage
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