History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Grainger Market

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9728 / 54°58'22"N

Longitude: -1.6149 / 1°36'53"W

OS Eastings: 424749

OS Northings: 564312

OS Grid: NZ247643

Mapcode National: GBR SP2.GC

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.588M

Entry Name: Grainger Market

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304574

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Locality: Westgate

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Find accommodation in
Jesmond

Listing Text

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET
(west side)
20/259
14.6.54 Grainger Market
G.V. I
Covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for Richard Grainger. Painted plaster with
cast iron grilles; cast iron girder roof to west range, plaster to other ranges.
Rear range a large rectangle, with bowed lattice girder roof and glazed roof-
lights; other ranges a grid with open shops, many with iron grilles over, with
pilasters defining bays, and with large shop numbers on fascia. Flat roofs with
plastered cross beams; cross passages running from Granger Street have round-arched
ceilings. Much original work visible, probably more remains behind boarded
fascias. Walls above shops contain sashes with vertical glazing bars. An early
covered market, built to replace the 1808 'Butcher Market' which Grainger had to
demolish before Grey Street could be laid out. Source: Wilkes and Dodds
Tyneside Classical 1964.


Listing NGR: NZ2474964311

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.