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EXCHANGE BUILDINGS

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: EXCHANGE BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1138984

Location

20-36, MARKET STREET
87-109, GREY STREET
EXCHANGE BUILDINGS, 120-150, GRAINGER 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: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Mar-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304602

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE MARKET STREET (north side) 20/285 14.6.54 Nos. 20-36 even G.V. II* The left return of Nos. 87-109 Grey Street (Exchange Buildings).



NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREY STREET (west side) 20/285 14/6/54 Nos. 87 to 109 odd (formerly listed as Nos. 87 to 105 odd Nos. 107 and 109 (Exchange Buildings) G.V. II* Incorporates Nos 120-150 odd Grainger Street and Nos 24-36 even, Market Street. Shops and offices and bank. Circa 1840 for Richard Grainger. The east front of a triangular block between Market Street, Grainger Street and this street, containing Central Arcade. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof and lead-covered corner domes. 4 storeys with rounded 5-bay corners; 7:6:7 bays. Central Arcade entrance, with high rounded hood on modillions over keyed arch inserted 1901 in bay to right of central pavilion. High office entrance in left bay of central pavilion has steps up to renewed door in panelled surround with bracketed hood; flower-carved brackets, dentilled cornice. Ground floor, partly rusticated, has c.1900 shops with slender pilasters; Tuscan pilasters to panelled double office door at right end before curved corner. Upper floors have giant Corinthian Order to curved corners. Plain sashes, those on second floor with moulded sills, under dentilled cornice; pilasters flank top sashes in plain reveals under cornice; vertical consoles above pilasters support drum with scroll-carved blocking course and antefixae on cornice; high ribbed dome has copper Prince of Wales feathers finial. Central pavilion has giant square Tuscan pilasters; plain reveals to windows in central 4 bays, architraves to those in outer bays, with bracketed cornices on first floor. Second floor entablature has dentilled cornice. Pilasters on top floor and sashes in plain reveals under top cornice. Pierced balustrade above end bays. Plainer intermediate sections have sashes in plain reveals with moulded sills on second floor; continuous top entablature with blocking course. Other facades in similar style.

Listing NGR: NZ2487564338

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24875 64338

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