Emerson Chambers, Blackett Street

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    "Restaurant, shops and offices of about 1903 by Benjamin Simpson in an Art Nouveau and Baroque style. Probably one of the finest buildings in Newcastle and always a delight to visit. It is currently Waterstones Bookshop. Tyne and Wear HER(8869): Newcastle, Blackett Street, Emerson. The Art Nouveau style clock in right hand side turret was designed by Benjamin Simpson. It was a weight-driven clock installed by William Potts in 1904. It was mechanised in 1965. Tyne and Wear HER(12220): Newcastle, Blackett Street, Emerson Chambers, clock." Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph.org.uk
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    Geograph (Geograph)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1679405
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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