THE NORTH FRONT OF GRAINGER MARKET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1024813

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

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

Map

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Location

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

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

District: Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 24772 64365

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304730

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