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Eldon Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9739 / 54°58'26"N

Longitude: -1.6127 / 1°36'45"W

OS Eastings: 424890

OS Northings: 564434

OS Grid: NZ248644

Mapcode National: GBR SPD.5N

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.679R

Entry Name: Eldon Buildings

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304418

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 Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BLACKETT STREET (south side)

20/113 Nos 29, 31,33 (Eldon
Buildings)

G.V. II


Hotel, now shops. Includes No. 118 Grey Street. Dated 1893 on top panels; by
Oliver and Leeson. Circa 1982 ground-floor alterations. Sandstone ashlar; dark
slate roof. Curved corner site to Grey Street. 4 storeys, 8 bays, the 2 at
left end and that at right end wider. Hotel entrance in wide right bay.
Ground floor entablature has bracketed cornice supporting first floor balconies
(removed from 2 left end bays). Giant Composite Order to first and second floors;
Venetian windows in wide bays of first floor, round-headed windows in 5 bays
of curve, with ornamental glazing bars in heads under keyed arches. Second-floor
sashes in architraves under entablature with prominent modillioned cornice.
Plain top sashes with fluted band between heads of windows. Top cornice and
parapet with 3 carved panels: 18 F/M 93 on bays flanking curve and ELDON
BUILDINGS at centre, in Art Nouveau lettering, under alternate pediments.
High-relief coat of arms in central pediment.


Listing NGR: NZ2489064434

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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