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8, Nelson Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9734 / 54°58'24"N

Longitude: -1.6141 / 1°36'50"W

OS Eastings: 424802

OS Northings: 564376

OS Grid: NZ248643

Mapcode National: GBR SP5.XX

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.58N5

Plus Code: 9C6WX9FP+99

Entry Name: 8, Nelson Street

Listing Date: 12 November 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304725

Location: Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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(north side)
12/11/65 Nos. 8
House and shop, now shop. Circa 1836, probably by John Wardle, for Richard
Grainger. Sandstone ashlar with later pink granite and terra-cotta columns to shop;
roof not visible. 3 storeys, 5 bays. Central renewed double door under swan-neck
pediment, with keyed roundel and garlands, recessed between tall shop windows with
slender glazing bars; Jacobean-style columns flank door. Rusticated pilasters
define end bays containing 6-panelled double doors and high overlights with
patterned glazing bars. Ground floor fascia and cornice. First floor sill
string to sashes in architraves, the central with blind balustrade and bracketed
pediment, the outer bays with cornices. Second-floor architraves have bracketed
sills. All windows have glazing bars. Bracketed top cornice and balustrade.
This building has been redeveloped behind the facade, so only the facade is of

Listing NGR: NZ2480264375

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