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4 and 5, Percy Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alnwick, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4113 / 55°24'40"N

Longitude: -1.7075 / 1°42'26"W

OS Eastings: 418617

OS Northings: 613078

OS Grid: NU186130

Mapcode National: GBR J5JW.40

Mapcode Global: WHC1K.R73Z

Entry Name: 4 and 5, Percy Street

Listing Date: 20 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235814

Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

PERCY STREET
1.
5330
(West Side)
Nos 4 and 5
NU 1813 SE 1/86 20.2.52.
II* GV
2.
Land for Mechanics' Institute and development given 1831 by General Lambert. Two
storey egypto-classical style. Three windows. Ashlar with 4 giant pilasters with
palmette frieze in caps to entablature which has a central panel inscribed 'Scientific
and Mechanical Institution', flanked by dies with carved wreaths. String band
below 1st floor. Glazing bar sash windows with moulded architraves having entablatures
on 1st floor and segmental relieving arches on ground floor with cill brackets.
Central pylon doorway with bracketted entablature having 'Mechanics' Institute'
on lintel; double doors of 4 panels. Kitchen block at rear to Gill's Lane. Designed
by William Smith.


Listing NGR: NU1861313081

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