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Numbers 11 to 43 (West Front of Grainger Market), Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304481

OS Grid Reference: NZ2471164329
OS Grid Coordinates: 424711, 564329
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9730, -1.6155

Location: Clayton Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 5PW

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 5PW

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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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Source: English Heritage

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