AKENSIDE HOUSE - Newcastle - List Entry

  • Description

    "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...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1355206
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 10 months ago
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