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Customs House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9692 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -1.6048 / 1°36'17"W

OS Eastings: 425400

OS Northings: 563913

OS Grid: NZ254639

Mapcode National: GBR SQJ.PB

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.BC2D

Entry Name: Customs House

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304792

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Ouseburn

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE QUAYSIDE
24/462 No. 39 (Customs House)
17.12.71
G.V. II*
Customs House. 1766; refronted 1833 by Sidney Smirke. Sandstone ashlar with plinth;
brick left return and rear; rendered right return. Welsh slate roof with stone
gable copings; brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 5 windows. 2 steps to central double
2-panelled doors and 2-pane overlight in Tuscan porch with blocking course and royal
arms of period 1801-37. Rusticated ground floor has 4 keyed arches, that at left
on yard entry, others containing round-headed sashes with projecting stone sills in
recessed panels. Sill panels to first floor sashes in pedimented Tuscan cases on
first floor band; smaller second-floor sashes in architraves with projecting stone
sills. Glazing bars of late C19 type. First floor band;fluted frieze and dentilled
gutter cornice; coped parapet with pilasters. O.S. bench mark on doorcase.


Listing NGR: NZ2540063913

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