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East Front of Grainger Market

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9727 / 54°58'21"N

Longitude: -1.6143 / 1°36'51"W

OS Eastings: 424786

OS Northings: 564297

OS Grid: NZ247642

Mapcode National: GBR SP4.K2

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.58JQ

Entry Name: East Front of Grainger Market

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304573

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

(west side)
20/258 Nos. 95 to 137 odd
14.6.54 (east front of
Grainger Market)
G.V. I
Shops and houses, forming east front of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for
Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys, 46 bays in all;
symmetrical. End bays of central group contain market entrances. Giant Corinthian
pilasters to 3-bay end pavilions, and to these entrance bays, above C20 shops.
Plain reveals to sash windows on upper floors; some have glazing bars; second
floor has aprons and slightly projecting sills; architraves with bracketed cornices
to first-floor sashes above market entrances. Second-floor band and dentilled
cornice. Top cornice, with parapet and pilasters, some with acroteria, to central
and end groups; with blocking course to intermediate bays. Mid C20 canopy to most
shops. One-bay returns complete the composition of Nos. 1 to 37 Nelson Street
(q.v.) and Nos. 1-25 Nun Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ2478664296

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