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Clarendon Hotel, Clayton Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne


6451


Newcastle


Newcastle, Clayton Street West, Clarendon House


Newcastle


NZ26SW


Commercial


Hotel


Temperence Hotel


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


Designed by Oliver and Leeson for Joseph Cowen in 1896. An Edwardian Arts and Crafts temperence hotel which became offices in 1923 (Cackett and Burns Dick were the architects). It was converted into flats in 1986-7. Rich red bricks with Westmorland roof slates. Ground floor stonework is carved below the corner turret and under the first floor window in the middle of the Clayton Street West fa├žade. The main entrance has a shell window and tiled hallway. A Presbyterian Chapel (John Knox Chapel - designed by John Dobson) was demolished to build this temperence hotel. LOCAL LIST


2447


6395


NZ24476395



N. Pevsner and I. Richmond, second edition revised by G. McCombie, P. Ryder and H. Welfare, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland (second edition); D. Lovie, 1997, The Buildings of Grainger Town; John Penn, 2009, The Enigmatic Architect: Frank West Rich (1840-1929), Archaeologia Aeliana, 5th Series, Vol XXXVIII, pp 139-149; Grace McCombie, 2009, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Newcastle and Gateshead, p 180

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