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8, Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: 8, Nelson Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 304725

OS Grid Reference: NZ2480264375
OS Grid Coordinates: 424802, 564375
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9734, -1.6141

Location: 8 Nelson Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 5AW

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 5AW

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Listing Text

(north side)
12/11/65 Nos. 8
House and shop, now shop. Circa 1836, probably by John Wardle, for Richard
Grainger. Sandstone ashlar with later pink granite and terra-cotta columns to shop;
roof not visible. 3 storeys, 5 bays. Central renewed double door under swan-neck
pediment, with keyed roundel and garlands, recessed between tall shop windows with
slender glazing bars; Jacobean-style columns flank door. Rusticated pilasters
define end bays containing 6-panelled double doors and high overlights with
patterned glazing bars. Ground floor fascia and cornice. First floor sill
string to sashes in architraves, the central with blind balustrade and bracketed
pediment, the outer bays with cornices. Second-floor architraves have bracketed
sills. All windows have glazing bars. Bracketed top cornice and balustrade.
This building has been redeveloped behind the facade, so only the facade is of

Listing NGR: NZ2480264375

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Source: English Heritage

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