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139-159, Grainger Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9736 / 54°58'24"N

Longitude: -1.6136 / 1°36'49"W

OS Eastings: 424828

OS Northings: 564399

OS Grid: NZ248643

Mapcode National: GBR SP8.0H

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.58V0

Entry Name: 139-159, Grainger Street

Listing Date: 12 November 1965

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304575

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 2462 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET
(west side)
20/260
12/11/65 except No. 159,17/12/71. Nos. 139 to 159 odd
G.V. II
Shops and houses, now shops. Circa 1836, probably by John Wardle, for Richard
Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys; 19 bays and one-bay
curved corner to former High Friar Street:, now Eldon Shopping Centre. Ground
floor altered. First floor tripartite windows in end pavilions have Tuscan
pilasters and entablature with pedimented projecting centre; tripartite windows
on each floor above, with architraves and bracketed sills on second floor and
plain reveals on third. Central pavilion has architraves to first-and second-
floor windows, and cornices, the central pedimented, on first floor; bracketed
sills on second floor, plain reveals on third. All windows sashes, some with
glazing bars. Plainer intermediate sections have pilasters and entablature to
first-floor windows, second-floor sill string and entablature with prominent
cornice. Top cornice and blocking course.


Listing NGR: NZ2482864399

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