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2-12, Shakespeare Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9725 / 54°58'20"N

Longitude: -1.6118 / 1°36'42"W

OS Eastings: 424948

OS Northings: 564276

OS Grid: NZ249642

Mapcode National: GBR SPJ.CG

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.68QV

Entry Name: 2-12, Shakespeare Street

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304865

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SHAKESPEARE STREET
(south side)
20/519 Nos. 2 to 12 even
17.12.71
GV II
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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