2012

NZ2563 : Phoenix House, Queen Street, Newcastle

taken 12 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

Phoenix House, Queen Street, Newcastle
Phoenix House, Queen Street, Newcastle
Part of the rebuilding of the area after a fire in 1854. Outline plan by John Dobson, the buildings by William Parnell. Phoenix House is a handsome and much becolumned curved building, built in 1863 for the Royal Insurance Company, whose arms survive above the main entrance (NZ2563 : Detail of Phoenix House, Queen Street, Newcastle). Grade II listed.
Now flats, with an Indian restaurant occupying the ground floor, and dramatically loomed over by the New Tyne Bridge (NZ2563 : New Tyne Bridge, Newcastle).

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Photographer
Stephen Richards   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 13 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 1 August, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2521 6390 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1453N 1:36.4647W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2518 6392
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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