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Akenside House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9694 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -1.608 / 1°36'28"W

OS Eastings: 425191

OS Northings: 563934

OS Grid: NZ251639

Mapcode National: GBR SQ2.2Q

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.8CJ7

Entry Name: Akenside House

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304370

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 Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NX 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AKENSIDE HILL

24/72 No. 5. (Akenside House)

G.V. II


Offices. Dated 1902. Polished dark granite ground floor; sandstone ashlar above.
Dark slate roof with copper dome.
5 storeys and attics. Deeply-projecting eaves cornice. End bays have rusticated
pilasters and shallow canted 3-storey bay windows. Centre 5 bays form a shallow
bow. First-floor horizontally rusticated with carved date panel above centre
window. Second floor has pediments over 3 central windows with elaborate keystones.
2 cartouches surrounded by wreaths, fasces, swags and other ornament between
third and fourth floors. Prominent eaves cornice to central 5 bays flanked by
oeuil-de-boeuf windows with cornices over and consoles either side. Mansard
roof has central octagonal lantern with copper dome.


Listing NGR: NZ2519163934

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