South Front Of Grainger Market

30 Jul 2000
South Front Of Grainger Market, 1-25 Nun Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 5AG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NUN STREET (north side) 20/432 14/6/54. Nos. 1 to 25 odd (south front of Grainger Market) G.V. I End bays are returns of Nos. 11-43 Clayton Street (q.v.) and Nos. 95-137 Grainger Street (q.v.)and are described here since they complete the composition. Shops and public house, forming south elevation of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style. 3 storeys; 34 bays in all. 5 entrances to market, 2 at right with segmental arches and pilasters. Ground floor shops C20. Giant Corinthian pilasters to end pavilions.

Sash windows, most with glazing bars, in plain reveals; second-floor windows have aprons and slightly-projecting sills; some renewed first-floor lintels. End bays have tripartite window in architraves on floor band; second-floor dentilled cornice.

Top parapet with pilasters to 8-bay projections. Blocking course to intermediate bays.

Listing NGR: NZ2473864258


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0486 IOE Records taken by Bob Cottrell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cottrell, Bob

Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob


Ashlar, Sandstone, Georgian Market Hall, Victorian Commercial, Market, Public House, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational, Shop