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Phoenix House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9691 / 54°58'8"N

Longitude: -1.6075 / 1°36'27"W

OS Eastings: 425223

OS Northings: 563901

OS Grid: NZ252639

Mapcode National: GBR SQ4.5H

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.8CRG

Entry Name: Phoenix House

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304844

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 Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SANDHILL
(east side)
24/472 No. 18 (Phoenix House)
GV II
Offices, Circa 1869 by Parnell for Royal Insurance Company. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh
slate roof. Curved corner site. Basement and 4 storeys; 6 bays to Sandhill, 3 to
curved left corner, 5 to left return to Queen Street. Tuscan pilasters and enta-
blature to ground floor with corner door and overlight in Gothic attached columns
flanked by tall Tuscan columns; emblems of Phoenix Insurance Company in carved
overdoor panel. Giant Corinthian Order above contains windows in architraves, top
corners rounded on second floor, under entablature with prominent second-floor
cornice. Top floor has Palladian arcade under cornice; parapet to corner and end
bays with carved shaped panels; parapet and blocking course have acroteria.


Listing NGR: NZ2522363901

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