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Latitude: 54.9706 / 54°58'14"N
Longitude: -1.6154 / 1°36'55"W
OS Eastings: 424715
OS Northings: 564065
OS Grid: NZ247640
Mapcode National: GBR SNZ.PZ
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.5B09
Entry Name: 30, Grainger Street
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355244
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304576
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 John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET
20/261 No. 30
Commercial building. 1884-6 by John Johnstone for the Newcastle and Gateshead
Gas Company. Sandstone ashlar, with slate roofs, in French Renaissance style.
3 storeys and attics, basement on south front to St. John Street. 3 by 3 wide
bays plus an angled corner bay. Arcaded ground floor altered on West front to
provide shop windows. The central bay on either front breaks forward in a 2-
storey rounded oriel with a balustraded parapet before an elaborate 3-stage
pilastered gable backing on to a pavilion roof. The side bays have shallower
square pilastered projections and smaller pedimented 2-stage attic gables... The
corner bay is an oriel, on a heavy rounded and moulded corbel, rising to a dome
with a smaller drum, dome and finial above. Horizontal stability is given by
banded rustication on the narrow wall spaces and by entablatures with panelled
blocking courses at floor levels. 3 or 4 plain windows to each bay.
Listing NGR: NZ2471564065
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