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Latitude: 54.9706 / 54°58'14"N
Longitude: -1.6115 / 1°36'41"W
OS Eastings: 424966
OS Northings: 564070
OS Grid: NZ249640
Mapcode National: GBR SPK.S7
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.6BV9
Entry Name: Scottish Provident House
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024841
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304713
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: St Nicholas Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE MOSLEY STREET
20/390 No. 31 (Scottish
17.12.71 Provident House)
Offices. 1906 by S. D. Robbins of Newcastle for Scottish Provident Institution.
Portland stone with grey granite plinth and doorcases; roof not visible. 4
storeys and basement at right; 10 bays and one curved corner bay at left; 3-bay
return to Cloth Market. Granite Tuscan porch on corner with recessed double door
in keyed surround; 2 steps to similar door in pedimented doorcase in eighth bay.
Rusticated lower floors to dentilled first-floor cornice; Giant Corinthian Order
above. Balustrades to second-floor windows in Ionic frames with pulvinated
friezes and tall keystones; architraves to third floor. All windows sashes. Low
relief SCOTTISH PROVIDENT INSTITUTION on top entablature. Roof balustrade; tall
corniced ashlar chimneys. Tall wrought-iron gates to corner door and iron ground
floor window guards. Historical note: said to have been the first 'gridiron'
construction in Newcastle.
Listing NGR: NZ2496664070
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