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South Front of Grainger Market

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9724 / 54°58'20"N

Longitude: -1.6153 / 1°36'55"W

OS Eastings: 424721

OS Northings: 564263

OS Grid: NZ247642

Mapcode National: GBR SP0.CW

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.581Y

Plus Code: 9C6WX9CM+XV

Entry Name: South Front of Grainger Market

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304761

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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(north side)
14/6/54. Nos. 1 to 25 odd
(south front of
Grainger Market)
G.V. I
End bays are returns of Nos. 11-43 Clayton Street (q.v.) and Nos. 95-137 Grainger
Street (q.v.)and are described here since they complete the composition. Shops
and public house, forming south elevation of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson
for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style. 3
storeys; 34 bays in all. 5 entrances to market, 2 at right with segmental arches
and pilasters. Ground floor shops C20. Giant Corinthian pilasters to end pavilions.
Sash windows, most with glazing bars, in plain reveals; second-floor windows have
aprons and slightly-projecting sills; some renewed first-floor lintels. End bays
have tripartite window in architraves on floor band; second-floor dentilled cornice.
Top parapet with pilasters to 8-bay projections. Blocking course to intermediate

Listing NGR: NZ2472164263

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