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Westgate Hall Buildings, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Westgate Hall Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304934

OS Grid Reference: NZ2386864190
OS Grid Coordinates: 423868, 564190
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9718, -1.6287

Location: 91 B1600, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 6AR

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE4 6AR

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Listing Text

(north side)
18/582 Nos. 270-286 (even)
Westgate Hall Buildings.
Shops, mission hall and offices. 1900-2 by Crouch and Butler, Birmingham, as
Wesleyan Mission Hall. Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof of dark
slates with lead dome. Free Art Nouveau style. 4 storeys and attics, with 5-storey
left tower; 9 bays. Corner double door with pilasters, frieze and cartouches,
recessed in quadrant-moulded surround; rusticated floor pilasters with cartouches.
Upper floors have group of 4 two-storey round-headed windows, with long keystones
and stone mullions and transoms, flanked by 2-storey oriels in first bay and 2
right end bays. Much carved Jacobean-style ornament. Dentilled cornice; stepped
gables over round-headed windows. Corbelled-out left corner tower is octagonal
with cable-moulded bow windows. Mansard roof has finials, egg-and-dart corniced
chimneys; high octagonal dome over tower has cartouches, masks, lucarnes and
top lantern with spike-and-ball finial. Foundation stones bear names of
Methodist circuits of area and of T.H. Bainbridge, J.P., and Sir W.H. Stephenson,
J.P. Left return to Corporation Street of 3 storeys and 6 bays has high broken
segmental pediments over 3 double doors to school and hall; tall double keystones
to ground floor mullioned-and-transomed windows; upper floors in similar style to
Westgate Road front.

Listing NGR: NZ2386864190

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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