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Statutory Address:

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

Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 24715 64065


NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GRAINGER STREET (east side) 20/261 No. 30 G.V. II Commercial building. 1884-6 by John Johnstone for the Newcastle and Gateshead Gas Company. Sandstone ashlar, with slate roofs, in French Renaissance style. 3 storeys and attics, basement on south front to St. John Street. 3 by 3 wide bays plus an angled corner bay. Arcaded ground floor altered on West front to provide shop windows. The central bay on either front breaks forward in a 2- storey rounded oriel with a balustraded parapet before an elaborate 3-stage pilastered gable backing on to a pavilion roof. The side bays have shallower square pilastered projections and smaller pedimented 2-stage attic gables... The corner bay is an oriel, on a heavy rounded and moulded corbel, rising to a dome with a smaller drum, dome and finial above. Horizontal stability is given by banded rustication on the narrow wall spaces and by entablatures with panelled blocking courses at floor levels. 3 or 4 plain windows to each bay.

Listing NGR: NZ2471564065


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

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Date: 13 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13210/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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