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10 and 12, Nelson Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9734 / 54°58'24"N

Longitude: -1.6143 / 1°36'51"W

OS Eastings: 424789

OS Northings: 564381

OS Grid: NZ247643

Mapcode National: GBR SP5.7C

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.58K4

Plus Code: 9C6WX9FP+97

Entry Name: 10 and 12, Nelson Street

Listing Date: 12 November 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304726

Also known as: Gaiety Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Music Hall
New Tyne Concert Hall
Grainger Theatre
Gaiety Music Hall
Gaiety Picture Hall

ID on this website: 101096849

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, 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

Tagged with: Theatre Cinema

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(north side)
12/11/65 No. lO and 12
Music hall; now facade of Eldon Centre shopping precinct. Dated 1838 on panel
above door. For Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. 3 storeys,
3 bays. Steps up to 6-panelled double door and fanlight with glazing bars at
right, in round-arched surround under bracketed pediment on slender pilasters.
Inserted grilles at ground floor left under cornice. 2-storey arched recesses above
contain round-headed sashes, the lower in keyed surrounds with pilasters, the upper
with panelled sills. Similar recess above door containing window with bracketed
blind balustrade. Apron panel over door incised MUSIC HALL/1838. Top entablature
with prominent cornice and blocking course. Included for group value.
This building has been redeveloped behind the facade so only the facade is of

Listing NGR: NZ2478964381

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