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5169


Newcastle


Newcastle, Queens Lane, Turnbull's Warehouse


Newcastle


NZ26SW


Commercial



Warehouse


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


An impressive and attractive red brick warehouse built in 1888 and 1897/8 for Robinson and Co. printers; to the design of Frank West Rich, architect of the Ouseburn School, Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Courts and the Bath Lane Printing Works, all of which have similar architectural styles. Warehouse. 1888 north block; 1897 additions to south; 1898 tower. Brick with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. 5 storeys at right, 6 at left, and attics. 2-bay tower has groups of 3 slit windows on each floor. High pyramidal tower roof has small octagonal spirelets. LISTED GRADE 2


2496


6378


NZ24966378



<< HER 5169 >> I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 30 Dept. of National Heritage, of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 23/469; Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p. 109; John Penn, 2009, The Enigmatic Architect: Frank West Rich (1840-1929), Archaeologia Aeliana, 5th Series, Vol XXXVIII, pp 139-149

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