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 CLAYTON STREET (east side)
20/174 Nos. ll to 43 odd (west 14/6/54 front of Grainger Market)
Shops and houses forming west front of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style. 4 storeys; 50 bays in all; symmetrical. Giant Corinthian pilasters to 3-bay end pavilions and over market entrance bays flanking central 12-bay block. Market entrances framed by wide Tuscan pilasters and entablature. C20 shop fronts.
Plain reveals to sash windows with glazing bars on upper floors; second floor aprons and slightly-projecting sills. Second floor has bracketed dentilled cornice. Top cornice. Parapet with pilasters over pavilions; blocking course over intermediate bays. One-bay returns complete the composition of Nos. 1-37 Nelson Street (q.v.) and Nos. 1-25 Nun Street (q.v.).
Listing NGR: NZ2471164329
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Ashlar, Sandstone, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Market Hall, Commercial, Market, Shop