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Latitude: 54.971 / 54°58'15"N
Longitude: -1.6156 / 1°36'56"W
OS Eastings: 424704
OS Northings: 564112
OS Grid: NZ247641
Mapcode National: GBR SNZ.08
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.49XZ
Entry Name: Chaucer Buildings
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024864
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304571
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
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 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET
17/12/71 Nos. 53 to 61 odd
Shops, offices and Freemasons Hall. Circa 1869; probably by Gibson Kyle. Sand-
stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof with stone gable coping. Venetian Gothic style.
3 storeys and attics; 9 bays. Central renewed door and overlight under shouldered
lintel on shafts with stiff-leaf capitals. Bracketed cast iron balcony above.
C20 shops; ground-floor cornice. Arcaded first floor has paired round-headed
windows except for central window of 3 lights. Top floor has gable over 3 left
bays with tall, paired 2-light windows under roundel with carved ornament;
crocketed gable moulding on curved kneelers has clove finial. Bays to right
have nook shafts to alternately cusped and segmental-headed windows, that over
entrance projecting slightly. Corbel table above these bays supports balustrade
and gabled dormers in alternate bays; moulded kneelers and clove finials.
Listing NGR: NZ2470464112
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