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Victoria Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9709 / 54°58'15"N

Longitude: -1.6152 / 1°36'54"W

OS Eastings: 424729

OS Northings: 564098

OS Grid: NZ247640

Mapcode National: GBR SP1.2Z

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5B32

Entry Name: Victoria Buildings

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304578

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Local Authority Ward: Westgate

Built-Up Area: 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

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Listing Text

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET
(east side)
20/263 Nos. 42-50 even
(Victoria Buildings)
G.V. II
Shops and offices. Dated 1874; by Matthew Thompson for Sir Walter Scott. Some
ground floor alterations c.1980. Sandstone ashlar; dark slate roof. Italianate
style. 3 storeys and attics; 9 bays. Rusticated piers to ground floor, that at
centre right altered; central renewed office door; bracketed cornice. Pilasters
to upper floors, fluted in end bays, are Tuscan Order on first floor, framing
arched windows with shell-carved tympana; similar carving to paired central second
floor windows under round arch with lozenge ornament in tympanum ; plainer windows
in other bays, between wide pilasters with brackets to top cornice. End and
central attics of one and 3 lights have garland-ornamented pilasters under open
pediments; linking balustrades with urn finials.


Listing NGR: NZ2472964098

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