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South Front of Grainger Market, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: South Front of Grainger Market

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304761

OS Grid Reference: NZ2472164263
OS Grid Coordinates: 424721, 564263
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9724, -1.6153

Location: Nun Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 5AG

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
14/6/54. Nos. 1 to 25 odd
(south front of
Grainger Market)
G.V. I
End bays are returns of Nos. 11-43 Clayton Street (q.v.) and Nos. 95-137 Grainger
Street (q.v.)and are described here since they complete the composition. Shops
and public house, forming south elevation of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson
for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style. 3
storeys; 34 bays in all. 5 entrances to market, 2 at right with segmental arches
and pilasters. Ground floor shops C20. Giant Corinthian pilasters to end pavilions.
Sash windows, most with glazing bars, in plain reveals; second-floor windows have
aprons and slightly-projecting sills; some renewed first-floor lintels. End bays
have tripartite window in architraves on floor band; second-floor dentilled cornice.
Top parapet with pilasters to 8-bay projections. Blocking course to intermediate

Listing NGR: NZ2472164263

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Source: English Heritage

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