EAST FRONT OF GRAINGER MARKET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1355243
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
EAST FRONT OF GRAINGER MARKET, 95-137, GRAINGER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
EAST FRONT OF GRAINGER MARKET, 95-137, GRAINGER 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 24786 64296

Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET (west side) 20/258 Nos. 95 to 137 odd 14.6.54 (east front of Grainger Market) G.V. I Shops and houses, forming east front of covered market. 1835 by John Dobson for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys, 46 bays in all; symmetrical. End bays of central group contain market entrances. Giant Corinthian pilasters to 3-bay end pavilions, and to these entrance bays, above C20 shops. Plain reveals to sash windows on upper floors; some have glazing bars; second floor has aprons and slightly projecting sills; architraves with bracketed cornices to first-floor sashes above market entrances. Second-floor band and dentilled cornice. Top cornice, with parapet and pilasters, some with acroteria, to central and end groups; with blocking course to intermediate bays. Mid C20 canopy to most shops. One-bay returns complete the composition of Nos. 1 to 37 Nelson Street (q.v.) and Nos. 1-25 Nun Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ2478664296

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304573
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Dec 2000
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