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Fine Art Department

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9796 / 54°58'46"N

Longitude: -1.615 / 1°36'53"W

OS Eastings: 424740

OS Northings: 565071

OS Grid: NZ247650

Mapcode National: GBR SP1.PD

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.537C

Entry Name: Fine Art Department

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304904

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

(east and south sides)
14/555 Fine Art Department
College of art. 1911 by W.H. Knowles for Armstrong College. Dark red brick with
ashlar dressings; roof of plain tiles. Tudor style. L-plan. Basement and one
storey with one further storey set back; right return breaking forward has basement
and 2 storeys. 3 irregular bays and 3 in return. Steps up to doorcase at right, of
paired Ionic columns and open segmental pediment with Royal Arms; double door and
fanlight with glazing bars. 2-light cusped windows flank door; similar-style canted
bay at left end. Battlemented parapet to ground floor; gabled bay, above and set
back from entrance, has stone mullioned-and-transomed windows under drip mould.
Steeply-pitched roof has octagonal lantern with ogee dome and tall spike finial.
Ornamented rainwater heads. Wing breaking forward at right has stone mullioned-and-
transomed windows, octagonal stair turret with hipped roof and terra cotta ball

Listing NGR: NZ2474065071

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