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Description: 6, 7 and 8, Higham Place
Date Listed: 29 June 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 304628
OS Grid Reference: NZ2513664579
OS Grid Coordinates: 425136, 564579
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9752, -1.6088
NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE HIGHAM PLACE
29/6/76 Nos. 6, 7 and 8
3 houses, now offices and restaurant. 1819-20 by Richard Grainger for William
Batson of Higham Dykes. English bond brick in Nos. 6 and 7, adapted English
garden wall bond in No.8; painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs. 3 storeys
and attics; each house 2 bays. Doors at right of each house have fanlight with
glazing bars in Tuscan doorcase with open pediment. Wedge stone lintels to 2
sashes on each floor, some renewed, with glazing bars. Projecting second-floor
sills; sill bands to ground and first floors, and first floor band. Nos. 7 and
8 have Edwardian tripartite attics; roof dormer of No.6 being altered at time
of survey. Bronze-like plaque on No.6 commemorates 1958 centenary of Northern
Architectural Association. Richard Grainger's first building in Newcastle.
Listing NGR: NZ2513664579
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Source: English Heritage
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