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Irving House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9693 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -1.6134 / 1°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 424849

OS Northings: 563919

OS Grid: NZ248639

Mapcode National: GBR SP9.G4

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5CZB

Entry Name: Irving House

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304941

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 John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD
(south side)
23/589 No. 19 (Irving House)
GV II
Offices. Dated 1910 on cartouche. By William Bell, for North Eastern Railway Company.
Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Free Baroque style. 4 storeys, 5 bays. Central
wider bay has steps up to renewed double door and fanlight in rusticated surround
with recessed attached rusticated Ionic columns flanking keyed arch and supporting
open pediment with elaborate cartouche carved IRVING HOUSE. Plinth; rusticated ground
floor fonts voussoirs to round-headed sashes with carved keystones under cornice.
Architraves to all upper windows, those in first floor with Gibbs surrounds, the
central tripartite with central pediment. First floor cornice supports giant enriched
Ionic pilasters. Double keystones on first floor, triple in centre bay, second-floor
window cornices, third floor aprons and moulded sills; swag and garland to
central window. Top entablature has modillioned cornice and central segmental pediment
with dated cartouche. Balustrade above with consoles flanking central raised panel.
Two tall corniced end chimneys.


Listing NGR: NZ2484963919

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