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6, 7 and 8, Higham Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9752 / 54°58'30"N

Longitude: -1.6088 / 1°36'31"W

OS Eastings: 425136

OS Northings: 564579

OS Grid: NZ251645

Mapcode National: GBR SPY.JX

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.864S

Entry Name: 6, 7 and 8, Higham Place

Listing Date: 29 June 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304628

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 Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(east side)
29/6/76 Nos. 6, 7 and 8
3 houses, now offices and restaurant. 1819-20 by Richard Grainger for William
Batson of Higham Dykes. English bond brick in Nos. 6 and 7, adapted English
garden wall bond in No.8; painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs. 3 storeys
and attics; each house 2 bays. Doors at right of each house have fanlight with
glazing bars in Tuscan doorcase with open pediment. Wedge stone lintels to 2
sashes on each floor, some renewed, with glazing bars. Projecting second-floor
sills; sill bands to ground and first floors, and first floor band. Nos. 7 and
8 have Edwardian tripartite attics; roof dormer of No.6 being altered at time
of survey. Bronze-like plaque on No.6 commemorates 1958 centenary of Northern
Architectural Association. Richard Grainger's first building in Newcastle.

Listing NGR: NZ2513664579

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