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Customs House, Quayside


The old Customs House on the Quayside of Newcastle was built in 1766 and refronted in 1833. The building has a distinctive royal court of arms above it's Tuscan porch.[1] The building is Grade II* listed.

The Customs House is a Grade II* listed building on the Quayside in Newcastle upon Tyne.

History

The building was designed by completed in 1766 and then altered and re-fronted by Sydney Smirke in 1833. It replaced an earlier facility for the collection of customs duties at the west end of Quayside. The royal coat of arms above the front door dates to the late Georgian era. The building is now occupied by barristers' offices.

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Quayside (street) Historic Buildings and Monuments in Newcastle 1766
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The Customs House, Newcastle Quayside

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The Customs House, Quayside, NE1

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Royal arms on The Customs House, Quayside, NE1

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Former Custom House, Quayside, Newcastle

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'Filling' on Quayside

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Hanoverian Royal Coat of Arms, Custom House, Quayside

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Passageway to Customs House Yard, NE1

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The Customs House, Quayside, Newcastle

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CUSTOMS HOUSE - Newcastle - List Entry
- "Customs House. 1766; refronted 1833 by Sidney Smirke. Sandstone ashlar with plinth; brick left return and rear; rendered right return. Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings; brick chimneys. 3 ...

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List number: 1325530
List grade: 2*
Wikipedia: Customs House, Ne...
Borough: Newcastle
Grid ref: NZ2540063913

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