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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1024744



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1971

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304865

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NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SHAKESPEARE STREET (south side) 20/519 Nos. 2 to 12 even 17.12.71 GV II Houses, now shops and offices. Circa 1836, probably by John Wardle for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof of Welsh slate. 4 storeys, 9 bays. Ground floor has original 8-panelled door, and overlight with glazing bars,to No. 10; late C19 shop front to No. 8,with round-headed lights, slender pilasters and carved spandrels, flanked by Tuscan pilasters. Nos. 2 and 4 have renewed ground floor. Ground floor fascia and cornice. Upper floors have sash windows with glazing bars in plain reveals. Second-floor level string and still string. Prominent cornice to second- floor entablature. Top eaves band and cornice. Some brick, some ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2494864276

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24948 64276


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