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Latitude: 54.9718 / 54°58'18"N
Longitude: -1.6103 / 1°36'37"W
OS Eastings: 425043
OS Northings: 564202
OS Grid: NZ250642
Mapcode National: GBR SPQ.MN
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.79FC
Entry Name: Alderman Fenwick's House
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024793
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304778
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE PILGRIM STREET
14/6/54 No. 98 (Alderman
House, later inn and latterly Liberal Club. Third quarter of C17 with C18
alterations. English garden wall bond brick with moulded brick strings; renewed
pantiled roof. Basement and 4 storeys; 6 bays, the outer bays projecting. Double
door in third bay under pedimented hood on slender posts. Chamfered rusticated
columns support upper floors of projections, that at right containing carriage
entrance with wood lintel. Windows have flat brick arches; deep floor strings.
Ground floor entablature with pulvinated frieze. Renewed stone-coped parapet.
Steeply-pitched front roof has central split giving access to walk behind parapet;
(entered from box at rear above staircase). Rear: end bays gabled, with dog-
tooth strings. Interior shows open-well stair with wide grip handrail and fat
turned balusters through all floors to roof. Full-width first floor panelled
room with strapwork stucco ceiling. Wood-mullioned 2-light windows in end gables
(now blocked by adjacent buildings); roof trusses spring from third floor level.
A rare survival in Newcastle of a merchant's house. The Fenwick family played a
prominent role in the commerce and government of the town. Restoration in progress
at time of survey, and windows are boarded up.
Listing NGR: NZ2504364201
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