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Graingerville South

A Grade II Listed Building in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9734 / 54°58'24"N

Longitude: -1.6412 / 1°38'28"W

OS Eastings: 423062

OS Northings: 564366

OS Grid: NZ230643

Mapcode National: GBR SK8.8Y

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.R8N5

Entry Name: Graingerville South

Listing Date: 29 June 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304961

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Elswick

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Benwell and Scotwood Team

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD
(south side)
11/605 Nos. 1-8 consecutive
29.6.76 Graingerville South
GV II
Terrace of eight houses. Circa 1839 for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar with
Welsh slate roofs. Nos, one and 2 have basement and three storeys, and No. 1 has
attic. Nos. 3 to 8 have basement and 2 storeys; attics except to No. 5. Nos. 1-5
3 bays; 2 bays Nos. 6-8. Steps to doors, most 4-panelled, with overlights (radial
glazing bars to No. 2). Nos. 1 to 5 have plain reveals to doors and to sash windows,
some with glazing bars; architraves to doors and to windows above. Second bays have
tripartite windows in lugged surrounds, those on ground floor with pilasters and
dentil cornice; other windows mostly renewed, and canted one-storey bay to No. 8 .
First floor band and top cornice. Some later pedimented dormers. Full-width rendered
dormer inserted in Nos. 3 and 4. Ashlar ridge chimneys, one raised in brick.
Historical note: one of the last of Grainger's investments. Source: Wilkes and Dodds
Tyneside Classical 1964 for Grainger's purchase of the Elswick estate.


Listing NGR: NZ2306264366

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