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The North Front of Grainger Market

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9733 / 54°58'23"N

Longitude: -1.6145 / 1°36'52"W

OS Eastings: 424772

OS Northings: 564366

OS Grid: NZ247643

Mapcode National: GBR SP3.V9

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.58F7

Entry Name: The North Front of Grainger Market

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024813

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304730

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

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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Listing Text

(south side)
14/6/54. Nos. 1 to 37 odd (the
north front of Grainger
G.V. I
End bays are returns of Nos. 95-137 Grainger Street (q.v.) and Nos. 11-43 Clayton
Street (q.v.) and are described here since they complete the composition. Shops
and public house, forming north elevation of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson
for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style.
3 storeys, 34 bays in all. Giant Corinthian pilasters to end pavilions.5 market
entrances, the first, fourth and fifth with flanking wide Tuscan pilasters and
entablature, the latter 2 containing segmental arches painted over. Upper floors
have sashes in plain reveals, some with glazing bars; third bay from left and
fourth from right are blind; second floor has aprons and slightly-projecting
sills. Tripartite windows with architraves on first floor of end bays. Second
floor has floor band and prominent dentilled cornice. 8-bay intermediate projecting
sections have top parapet with pilasters; blocking course to other parts.

Listing NGR: NZ2477264365

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