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Latitude: 54.9705 / 54°58'13"N
Longitude: -1.6194 / 1°37'9"W
OS Eastings: 424465
OS Northings: 564051
OS Grid: NZ244640
Mapcode National: GBR SNF.B9
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.3B4D
Entry Name: Atlas Chambers shop in Occupation of Messrs Jacksons
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024732
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304924
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Metropolitan District Ward: Westgate
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD
19/572 No. 88 (Atlas Chambers)
and shop in occupation
of Messrs. Jacksons
Shop and offices. Dated 1894 on corner turret. Sandstone ashlar; pink granite office
door surround, roof not visible; fishscale copper roof to corner turret. 4 storeys
and attic; 6 bays to Westgate Road with right curved corner bay to Clayton Street
and one tripartite bay on right return. Office entrance at left: panelled double
door and overlight recessed in architrave with tall double key to entablature
resting on rusticated pilasters. Altered shop fronts. Upper floors have sashes with
glazing bars in lugged architraves. Those on first floor have high moulded friezes,
with central carved panel, under cornices with central semi-circular pediment;
segmental-headed second-floor sashes have block rustication and key bracket. Giant
Ionic Order frames these floors and supports entablature with modillioned cornice.
Top windows flanked by paired attached Tuscan columns under top entablature. Corner
turret has date panel below colonnade with paired corner columns, all with block
rustication, and narrow scrolled pediments over corner projections. Domed roof.
Roof balustrade supports consoles flanking 2 dormers, sashes in architraves with
tall keys under segmental pediments. Tall chimneys have pilasters and cornices.
Listing NGR: NZ2446564051
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