Description: 10 and 12, Nelson Street
Date Listed: 12 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 304726
OS Grid Reference: NZ2478964381
OS Grid Coordinates: 424789, 564381
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9734, -1.6143
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NELSON STREET
12/11/65 No. lO and 12
Music hall; now facade of Eldon Centre shopping precinct. Dated 1838 on panel
above door. For Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. 3 storeys,
3 bays. Steps up to 6-panelled double door and fanlight with glazing bars at
right, in round-arched surround under bracketed pediment on slender pilasters.
Inserted grilles at ground floor left under cornice. 2-storey arched recesses above
contain round-headed sashes, the lower in keyed surrounds with pilasters, the upper
with panelled sills. Similar recess above door containing window with bracketed
blind balustrade. Apron panel over door incised MUSIC HALL/1838. Top entablature
with prominent cornice and blocking course. Included for group value.
This building has been redeveloped behind the facade so only the facade is of
Listing NGR: NZ2478964381
Source: English Heritage
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