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Bolbec Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Bolbec Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304942

OS Grid Reference: NZ2483263928
OS Grid Coordinates: 424832, 563928
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9694, -1.6136

Location: 19 A186, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1SG

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
23/590 Bolbec Hall
Offices. 1907 by F.W. Rich for the Literary and Philosophical Society sandstone
ashlar on granite plinth, and shap granite door columns; roof not visible. Free
Palladian style. 5 storeys, 6 bays and entrance bay set back at right at oblique
angle. Main entrance has steps up to double door flanked by granite Ionic columns
with Jacobean low-relief bronzes on lower section; BOLBEC HALL on fascia over door,
with carved coats of arms above; ornate Venetian window on first floor under pediment;
plainer windows to upper floors in style of main elevation. Main elevation has double
door in first bay; aproned ground-floor windows recessed between rusticated pilasters;
ground-floor entablature with triglyph frieze. First-floor windows in Gibbs surrounds
have alternate pediments and balustrades; shell-bracketed projections below second-
floor windows in enriched architraves with friezes and bracketed cornices. Bracketed
sills to third-floor windows in architraves under richly-carved swagged frieze and
modillioned cornice. Venetian windows above in Tuscan cases with keyed architraves.
Top entablature; roof balustrade with iron finials; right corner bay has keyed
oculus under pediment.

Listing NGR: NZ2483263928

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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