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30, Grainger Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9706 / 54°58'14"N

Longitude: -1.6154 / 1°36'55"W

OS Eastings: 424715

OS Northings: 564065

OS Grid: NZ247640

Mapcode National: GBR SNZ.PZ

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5B09

Entry Name: 30, Grainger Street

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Locality: Westgate

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304576

Source ID: 1355244

Listing Text

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET
(east side)
20/261 No. 30
G.V. II
Commercial building. 1884-6 by John Johnstone for the Newcastle and Gateshead
Gas Company. Sandstone ashlar, with slate roofs, in French Renaissance style.
3 storeys and attics, basement on south front to St. John Street. 3 by 3 wide
bays plus an angled corner bay. Arcaded ground floor altered on West front to
provide shop windows. The central bay on either front breaks forward in a 2-
storey rounded oriel with a balustraded parapet before an elaborate 3-stage
pilastered gable backing on to a pavilion roof. The side bays have shallower
square pilastered projections and smaller pedimented 2-stage attic gables... The
corner bay is an oriel, on a heavy rounded and moulded corbel, rising to a dome
with a smaller drum, dome and finial above. Horizontal stability is given by
banded rustication on the narrow wall spaces and by entablatures with panelled
blocking courses at floor levels. 3 or 4 plain windows to each bay.


Listing NGR: NZ2471564065

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