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Westgate Hall Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9718 / 54°58'18"N

Longitude: -1.6287 / 1°37'43"W

OS Eastings: 423868

OS Northings: 564190

OS Grid: NZ238641

Mapcode National: GBR SM2.LY

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.Y9MD

Entry Name: Westgate Hall Buildings

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304934

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

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 Matthew with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2364 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD
(north side)
18/582 Nos. 270-286 (even)
Westgate Hall Buildings.
G.V. II
Shops, mission hall and offices. 1900-2 by Crouch and Butler, Birmingham, as
Wesleyan Mission Hall. Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof of dark
slates with lead dome. Free Art Nouveau style. 4 storeys and attics, with 5-storey
left tower; 9 bays. Corner double door with pilasters, frieze and cartouches,
recessed in quadrant-moulded surround; rusticated floor pilasters with cartouches.
Upper floors have group of 4 two-storey round-headed windows, with long keystones
and stone mullions and transoms, flanked by 2-storey oriels in first bay and 2
right end bays. Much carved Jacobean-style ornament. Dentilled cornice; stepped
gables over round-headed windows. Corbelled-out left corner tower is octagonal
with cable-moulded bow windows. Mansard roof has finials, egg-and-dart corniced
chimneys; high octagonal dome over tower has cartouches, masks, lucarnes and
top lantern with spike-and-ball finial. Foundation stones bear names of
Methodist circuits of area and of T.H. Bainbridge, J.P., and Sir W.H. Stephenson,
J.P. Left return to Corporation Street of 3 storeys and 6 bays has high broken
segmental pediments over 3 double doors to school and hall; tall double keystones
to ground floor mullioned-and-transomed windows; upper floors in similar style to
Westgate Road front.


Listing NGR: NZ2386864190

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