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THE NORTH FRONT OF GRAINGER MARKET

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.

Name: THE NORTH FRONT OF GRAINGER MARKET

List entry Number: 1024813

Location

THE NORTH FRONT OF GRAINGER MARKET, 1-37, NELSON STREET

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

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304730

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NELSON STREET (south side) 20/406 14/6/54. Nos. 1 to 37 odd (the north front of Grainger Market). G.V. I End bays are returns of Nos. 95-137 Grainger Street (q.v.) and Nos. 11-43 Clayton Street (q.v.) and are described here since they complete the composition. Shops and public house, forming north elevation of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Classical style. 3 storeys, 34 bays in all. Giant Corinthian pilasters to end pavilions.5 market entrances, the first, fourth and fifth with flanking wide Tuscan pilasters and entablature, the latter 2 containing segmental arches painted over. Upper floors have sashes in plain reveals, some with glazing bars; third bay from left and fourth from right are blind; second floor has aprons and slightly-projecting sills. Tripartite windows with architraves on first floor of end bays. Second floor has floor band and prominent dentilled cornice. 8-bay intermediate projecting sections have top parapet with pilasters; blocking course to other parts.

Listing NGR: NZ2477264365

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24772 64365

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