Tyne and Wear HER(15473): Newcastle, Westgate Road, Nos. 279 and 281 - Details
Newcastle, Westgate Road, Nos. 279 and 281
Two storey brick commercial buildings. Sash windows at first floor level with projecting sills and splayed stone lintels. Projecting quoins at the south-eastern angle have been replaced in painted wood, covering a change when No. 277 was still standing. The ground floors have wide glazed shopfronts. No. 279 was originally divided to two properties that were let separately. There are cellars under the front rooms. Each property is room rooms deep and has a rear yard. There are chimneys in the gable walls.
Archaeological Services University of Durham, 2005, 273-281 Westgate Road, Newcastle, archaeological desk-based assessment and building recording