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East Front of Grainger Market, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: East Front of Grainger Market

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304573

OS Grid Reference: NZ2478664296
OS Grid Coordinates: 424786, 564296
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9727, -1.6143

Location: Grainger Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 5AE

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
20/258 Nos. 95 to 137 odd
14.6.54 (east front of
Grainger Market)
G.V. I
Shops and houses, forming east front of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for
Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys, 46 bays in all;
symmetrical. End bays of central group contain market entrances. Giant Corinthian
pilasters to 3-bay end pavilions, and to these entrance bays, above C20 shops.
Plain reveals to sash windows on upper floors; some have glazing bars; second
floor has aprons and slightly projecting sills; architraves with bracketed cornices
to first-floor sashes above market entrances. Second-floor band and dentilled
cornice. Top cornice, with parapet and pilasters, some with acroteria, to central
and end groups; with blocking course to intermediate bays. Mid C20 canopy to most
shops. One-bay returns complete the composition of Nos. 1 to 37 Nelson Street
(q.v.) and Nos. 1-25 Nun Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ2478664296

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Source: English Heritage

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