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Students' Union

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9789 / 54°58'44"N

Longitude: -1.615 / 1°36'53"W

OS Eastings: 424741

OS Northings: 564990

OS Grid: NZ247649

Mapcode National: GBR SP1.PN

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.537X

Entry Name: Students' Union

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304674

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2464 NE (west side)
14/353 and 16/353 Students' Union
Students' Union building. Dated 1924 on tower; by Cackett, Burns, Dick and
McKellar, for Armstrong College, later King's College, University of Durham; now
Newcastle University. Bright red brick with diaper work; ashlar quoins and
dressings; roof not visible. E-plan. Jacobethan style. Basement and 3 storeys;
1:7:1 bays, the outer ones breaking forward with 3 bays in inner return. Projecting
central 4-storey tower has keyed open arch in Roman Doric porch with paired
pilasters and parapet with coats of arms. Irregular-block jambs to stone
mullioned and transomed windows of 2 and 3 lights; 6-light full-height canted bays
on projecting ends. Cornices on each floor; diabolo balusters to parapet; small
square turret has obelisk finials; high domed lantern with ball and weather vane

Listing NGR: NZ2473964992

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