2013

NZ2463 : 55-57 Westgate Road, NE1

taken 11 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

55-57 Westgate Road, NE1
55-57 Westgate Road, NE1
A magnificent 18th C house with a large amount of surviving plasterwork - see NZ2463 : 55-57 Westgate Road, NE1 (interior detail), NZ2463 : 55-57 Westgate Road, NE1 (interior detail), NZ2463 : 55-57 Westgate Road, NE1 (interior detail) and NZ2463 : 55-57 Westgate Road, NE1 (interior detail). The stone front has stone pilasters, window sills and surrounds, and a heavy eaves cornice. The somewhat incongruous shop fronts and central door are later. The former carriage entrance to a rear yard is on the right. The grand domed central staircase hall is decorated with plaster panels and cornices, lit by a tripartite Venetian window. The building is Grade II* listed LinkExternal link .

The composer Charles Avison held his first public subscription concert in this building - see NZ2463 : Plaque re Charles Avison on 55-57 Westgate Road, NE1; see also NZ2464 : The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas - organ and NZ2464 : St. Andrew's Church, Newgate Street, NE1 - grave of Charles Avison.

The Buildings of Grainger Town - No.190. See NZ2464 : The Earl Grey Monument, Grey Street, NE1.

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NZ2463, 1576 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Quinn   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 June, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2460 6399 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1957N 1:37.0359W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2461 6400
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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