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8778


Newcastle


Newcastle, New Bridge Street, No. 49, Dobson House


Newcastle


NZ26SE


Domestic


Dwelling


House


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


House, now part of club. Circa 1825 by John Dobson for himself. Incised stucco; roof not visible. 3 storeys and basement, 3 bays. First 2 storeys framed by end pilasters, honeysuckle frieze and cornice; all windows on these floors sashes in architraves; with bracketed cornices on ground floor; second floor has sashes in plain reveals. All windows have glazing bars; ground and second floor sill bands. Architrave and bracketed cornice to 4-panelled double door in second bay of left return. Interior shows high-quality stucco work to stair soffit and ceiling and to ground floor front and first floor rear rooms. Wide wreathed handrail on hardboard- covered balustrade. Graded for historical interest. LISTED GRADE 2*


2517


6452


NZ25176452



Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural and Historic Interest, 17/411; Thomas Faulkner and Andrew Greg, 2001, John Dobson - Architect of the North East, pages 30 and 54; Grace McCombie, 2009, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Newcastle and Gateshead, p 188; Bernicia Archaeology, 2013, Archaeological Desk Based Assessment for 48 New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne; HG Dobson, 2000, Dobson on Dobson; TE Faulkner and Andrew Greg, 1987, John Dobson, Newcastle Architect, 1787-1865; John Grundy et al, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland (second revised edition); L Wilkes, nd, John Dobson, Architect & Landscape Gardener; photos of house up for sale and for sale sign, May 1911, Newcastle City Library 51210; plan of proposed new fence for Miss Dobson, 1900, Tyne and Wear Archives T186/19144; photo 1971, Newcastle City Library 21157; Gifford, 2007, East Pilgrim Street, Phase II, Newcastle upon Tyne - Condition Appraisal and Conservation Statement

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