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Leazes Arcade

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9752 / 54°58'30"N

Longitude: -1.6177 / 1°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 424568

OS Northings: 564573

OS Grid: NZ245645

Mapcode National: GBR SNN.XN

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.36YS

Entry Name: Leazes Arcade

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304681

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

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 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE LEAZES PARK ROAD
(east side)
16/360 No. 12 (Leazes Arcade)
G.V. II
Synagogue, now shopping arcade. 1880 by John Johnstone. Sandstone ashlar with
rock-faced plinth; Welsh slate roof. North Italian style. Basement and 2 storeys;
1:3:1 bays, the central 3 under gable. Outer entrance bays have end pilasters;
double doors, and fanlights with circle glazing bars, between pink granite shafts
under moulded round arches; 5 arcaded windows on upper floor. Pilasters flank
central 3 bays; intersecting segmental arcade contains 2 side and 4 centre ground-
floor windows; upper windows paired under round arches with Star of David carved
in tympana. Sloped Lombard frieze up gable. 8-foil blind window in gable peak
with acroterion. Blocks above pilasters have high, curved pyramidal finials with
fishscale pattern. Interior galleries.


Listing NGR: NZ2456864573

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