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Numbers 11 to 43 (West Front of Grainger Market)

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.973 / 54°58'22"N

Longitude: -1.6155 / 1°36'55"W

OS Eastings: 424711

OS Northings: 564329

OS Grid: NZ247643

Mapcode National: GBR SNZ.P4

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.48ZH

Entry Name: Numbers 11 to 43 (West Front of Grainger Market)

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304481

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

(east side)

20/174 Nos. ll to 43 odd (west
14/6/54 front of Grainger

G.V. I

Shops and houses forming west front of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for
Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style. 4
storeys; 50 bays in all; symmetrical. Giant Corinthian pilasters to 3-bay end
pavilions and over market entrance bays flanking central 12-bay block. Market
entrances framed by wide Tuscan pilasters and entablature. C20 shop fronts.
Plain reveals to sash windows with glazing bars on upper floors; second floor
aprons and slightly-projecting sills. Second floor has bracketed dentilled
cornice. Top cornice. Parapet with pilasters over pavilions; blocking course
over intermediate bays. One-bay returns complete the composition of Nos. 1-37
Nelson Street (q.v.) and Nos. 1-25 Nun Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ2471164329

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