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52-78, Grey Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9719 / 54°58'19"N

Longitude: -1.6115 / 1°36'41"W

OS Eastings: 424964

OS Northings: 564216

OS Grid: NZ249642

Mapcode National: GBR SPK.26

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.69V8

Entry Name: 52-78, Grey Street

Listing Date: 12 November 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304611

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 Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREY STREET
(east side)
20/294
12/11/65 Nos. 52 to 78 even
G.V. II *
Shops and houses, now shops and offices. Circa 1836 by John Dobson for Richard
Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. Classical style. 4 storeys,
1:12:1:3:1 bays, 18 bays in all. Ground floor altered. Upper floors have giant
flat Corinthian pilasters to one-bay end and off-centre pavilions. Circa 1900
shops in Nos. 52 and 56 have curved glass and slender pilasters. No. 78 at left
has tripartite windows in architraves, with Tuscan pilasters on first floor,
bracketed sills on second; similar treatment to paired first floor window and
single second in other 2 pavilions. All windows sashes, most with glazing bars;
plain reveals to intermediate bays except for right 3-bay section which has first-
floor balustrade, recessed upper floors and deep first-floor cornice on paired
brackets linking pavilions. Second floor band to plain 12-bay section; prominent
second-floor cornice; plain reveals to third-floor windows under cornice and
blocking course.


Listing NGR: NZ2496464216

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