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18-26, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: 18-26, Grey Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304607

OS Grid Reference: NZ2501764143
OS Grid Coordinates: 425017, 564143
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9713, -1.6107

Location: 3 Market Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6JG

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2564 SW
(east side)
17/12/71 Nos. 18 to 26 even
Shops and houses, later bank, now offices. 1836 by John Dobson for Richard
Grainger; ground floor c.1890 by Newcombe. Sandstone ashlar with granite;
Lakeland roof. 4 storeys and attics, 5 bays. Pink and grey granite
Corinthian Order on ashlar plinth on ground floor: attached columns flanking
lugged architrave, pilasters flanking windows, with ashlar reveals. Ground-
floor entablature with modillioned cornice. Giant Corinthian Order above, defining
end bays, overlapping pilasters and contains windows in architraves, that on
first floor with bracketed pediment and that on second floor lugged, with bracketed
sill. 3 central recessed bays have pilaster jambs to first floor windows; and
mask-decorated parapet with urn finials above door. Second floor level balustrade;
wreaths between bays. Second-floor entablature with modillioned cornice. Top
floor has architraves to windows in end pavilions, plain reveals to central 3
windows. Top cornice and parapet with balustrade over pavilions. Inserted
mansard and square-headed attic windows. The interior has been rebuilt c.1981.

Listing NGR: NZ2501764143

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Source: English Heritage

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