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Main Block of Co Operative Society Premises

A Grade II Listed Building in Amble By the Sea, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3344 / 55°20'3"N

Longitude: -1.5827 / 1°34'57"W

OS Eastings: 426568

OS Northings: 604557

OS Grid: NU265045

Mapcode National: GBR K6DR.4L

Mapcode Global: WHC20.N5JY

Entry Name: Main Block of Co Operative Society Premises

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236724

Location: Amble By the Sea, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Amble by the Sea

Built-Up Area: Amble

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Amble

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

AMBLE QUEEN STREET
NU 2604
(North side)
13/56 Main block of
Co-operative
Society premises
II

Shops, with offices above and to rear, 1920. Ashlar-fronted, other elevations
rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. Baroque style.

2-storeys. Front in two parts: main section 3 + 1 + 3 bays, symmetrical.
Central open-pedimented entrance bay shows fielded-panel double doors,with
radial overlight,in hollow-chamfered round arch, with rusticated surround and
triple keystone, forming base to canted oriel with 12-pane sash window and
moulded cornice. To either side double shop fronts with labradorite stallrisers
and decorative leading to top panes, under timber fascia board and cornice.
12-pane sash windows above (except for one slatted window) in architraves with
triple keystones and raised aprons; end pilasters with decorative frieze below
sunk nowy-headed panels; modillion eaves cornice; roof hipped to left, with
one corniced ridge stack. One-bay right section similar but set at a different
angle to align with street.

Left return, to Bridge Street, 4 bays; right bay similar to front; left part
shows 4-pane casements on ground floor and paired 12-pane sashes above.
Similar fenestration to rear elevation; to left is a single-storey loading
bay with segmental arch.


Listing NGR: NU2656804557

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