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139-159, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: 139-159, Grainger Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 304575

OS Grid Reference: NZ2482864399
OS Grid Coordinates: 424828, 564399
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9736, -1.6137

Location: 8 Nelson 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)
12/11/65 except No. 159,17/12/71. Nos. 139 to 159 odd
Shops and houses, now shops. Circa 1836, probably by John Wardle, for Richard
Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys; 19 bays and one-bay
curved corner to former High Friar Street:, now Eldon Shopping Centre. Ground
floor altered. First floor tripartite windows in end pavilions have Tuscan
pilasters and entablature with pedimented projecting centre; tripartite windows
on each floor above, with architraves and bracketed sills on second floor and
plain reveals on third. Central pavilion has architraves to first-and second-
floor windows, and cornices, the central pedimented, on first floor; bracketed
sills on second floor, plain reveals on third. All windows sashes, some with
glazing bars. Plainer intermediate sections have pilasters and entablature to
first-floor windows, second-floor sill string and entablature with prominent
cornice. Top cornice and blocking course.

Listing NGR: NZ2482864399

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Source: English Heritage

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