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Description: Fine Art Department
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304904
OS Grid Reference: NZ2474065071
OS Grid Coordinates: 424740, 565071
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9796, -1.6150
NZ 2465 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE UNIVERSITY QUADRANGLE
(east and south sides)
14/555 Fine Art Department
College of art. 1911 by W.H. Knowles for Armstrong College. Dark red brick with
ashlar dressings; roof of plain tiles. Tudor style. L-plan. Basement and one
storey with one further storey set back; right return breaking forward has basement
and 2 storeys. 3 irregular bays and 3 in return. Steps up to doorcase at right, of
paired Ionic columns and open segmental pediment with Royal Arms; double door and
fanlight with glazing bars. 2-light cusped windows flank door; similar-style canted
bay at left end. Battlemented parapet to ground floor; gabled bay, above and set
back from entrance, has stone mullioned-and-transomed windows under drip mould.
Steeply-pitched roof has octagonal lantern with ogee dome and tall spike finial.
Ornamented rainwater heads. Wing breaking forward at right has stone mullioned-and-
transomed windows, octagonal stair turret with hipped roof and terra cotta ball
Listing NGR: NZ2474065071
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Source: English Heritage
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