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Grainger Market

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9728 / 54°58'22"N

Longitude: -1.6149 / 1°36'53"W

OS Eastings: 424749

OS Northings: 564312

OS Grid: NZ247643

Mapcode National: GBR SP2.GC

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.588M

Entry Name: Grainger Market

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304574

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

(west side)
14.6.54 Grainger Market
G.V. I
Covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for Richard Grainger. Painted plaster with
cast iron grilles; cast iron girder roof to west range, plaster to other ranges.
Rear range a large rectangle, with bowed lattice girder roof and glazed roof-
lights; other ranges a grid with open shops, many with iron grilles over, with
pilasters defining bays, and with large shop numbers on fascia. Flat roofs with
plastered cross beams; cross passages running from Granger Street have round-arched
ceilings. Much original work visible, probably more remains behind boarded
fascias. Walls above shops contain sashes with vertical glazing bars. An early
covered market, built to replace the 1808 'Butcher Market' which Grainger had to
demolish before Grey Street could be laid out. Source: Wilkes and Dodds
Tyneside Classical 1964.

Listing NGR: NZ2474964311

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