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55-59, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: 55-59, Grey Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 304598

OS Grid Reference: NZ2491964235
OS Grid Coordinates: 424919, 564235
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9721, -1.6122

Location: 49 Highbridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6EF

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 6EF

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Listing Text

(west side)
12/11/65 Nos. 55-59 odd
G.V. II*
Shops and houses, now offices. Circa 1837 by John Wardle, for Richard Grainger.
Circa 1900 shop renewed at right; at left (in style of 1900) renewed c.1982.
Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 4 storeys, 3 bays. Ground
floor Tuscan Order; giant Ionic above. Shops have curved glass to recessed
entrances and slender pilasters to lights with curved top corners. 8-panelled
house door and overlight in deep reveal at right. Sash windows with glazing bars
on all floors ; pilasters above prominent second-floor cornice. Top cornice and
blocking course. Ridge chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2491964235

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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