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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
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
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NELSON STREET
14/6/54. Nos. 1 to 37 odd (the
north front of Grainger
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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