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Chaucer Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304571

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET
(west side)
20/256
17/12/71 Nos. 53 to 61 odd
(Chaucer buildings)
G.V. II
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.
Ashlar chimneys.


Listing NGR: NZ2470464112

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