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52-78, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: 52-78, Grey Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 304611

OS Grid Reference: NZ2496464216
OS Grid Coordinates: 424964, 564216
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9719, -1.6115

Location: Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6AF

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

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Listing Text

(east side)
12/11/65 Nos. 52 to 78 even
G.V. II *
Shops and houses, now shops and offices. Circa 1836 by John Dobson for Richard
Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. Classical style. 4 storeys,
1:12:1:3:1 bays, 18 bays in all. Ground floor altered. Upper floors have giant
flat Corinthian pilasters to one-bay end and off-centre pavilions. Circa 1900
shops in Nos. 52 and 56 have curved glass and slender pilasters. No. 78 at left
has tripartite windows in architraves, with Tuscan pilasters on first floor,
bracketed sills on second; similar treatment to paired first floor window and
single second in other 2 pavilions. All windows sashes, most with glazing bars;
plain reveals to intermediate bays except for right 3-bay section which has first-
floor balustrade, recessed upper floors and deep first-floor cornice on paired
brackets linking pavilions. Second floor band to plain 12-bay section; prominent
second-floor cornice; plain reveals to third-floor windows under cornice and
blocking course.

Listing NGR: NZ2496464216

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Source: English Heritage

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