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Description: 2-12, Shakespeare Street
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304865
OS Grid Reference: NZ2494864276
OS Grid Coordinates: 424948, 564276
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9725, -1.6118
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SHAKESPEARE STREET
20/519 Nos. 2 to 12 even
Houses, now shops and offices. Circa 1836, probably by John Wardle for Richard
Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof of Welsh slate. 4 storeys, 9 bays. Ground floor has
original 8-panelled door, and overlight with glazing bars,to No. 10; late C19 shop
front to No. 8,with round-headed lights, slender pilasters and carved spandrels,
flanked by Tuscan pilasters. Nos. 2 and 4 have renewed ground floor. Ground floor
fascia and cornice. Upper floors have sash windows with glazing bars in plain
reveals. Second-floor level string and still string. Prominent cornice to second-
floor entablature. Top eaves band and cornice. Some brick, some ashlar chimneys.
Listing NGR: NZ2494864276
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Source: English Heritage
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