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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
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
NX 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AKENSIDE HILL
24/72 No. 5. (Akenside House)
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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