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Latitude: 54.9731 / 54°58'23"N
Longitude: -1.6132 / 1°36'47"W
OS Eastings: 424854
OS Northings: 564347
OS Grid: NZ248643
Mapcode National: GBR SP9.DR
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.681C
Entry Name: Central Arcade
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355247
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304603
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 Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREY STREET
14/6/54 Central Arcade Nos.
1 to 22 consecutive
Exchange Buildings interior: shopping arcade. Dated 1906 on entrances. By J.
Oswald and Sons. 2 rows of shops, those on the west the rear of No. 120 to 150
(even) Grainger Street. Faience by Burmantofts; iron and glass roof. 2 storeys,
lO bays of varying widths. Shops have slender pilasters and curved windows
flanking recessed entrances with high overlights; bracketed fascia supports first
floor balcony and cast iron lamp-holders. Each side of set-back upper floor has
10 groups of from one to 3 windows flanked by pilasters; shell pediments to
windows and top entablature with much rococo decoration. Each end has paired
arches on Ionic column and half-columns, with cartouches dated 1906, under
entablature. Niches with shell canopies above in Venetian form, the whole in
pilastered surround under segmental pediment and radiating panels. Round-arched
lattice girders support glazed roof and central ridged ventilator. Floor has
classical motifs in terrazzo; glass block basement lights.
Listing NGR: NZ2485464347
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