EARL GREY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355266
Date first listed:
12-Nov-1965
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Dec-1971
Statutory Address:
19-39, MARKET STREET
Statutory Address:
EARL GREY HOUSE, 77-85, GREY STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
19-39, MARKET STREET
Statutory Address:
EARL GREY HOUSE, 77-85, GREY 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 24861 64287

Details

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREY STREET (west side) 20/377 17/12/71 Nos. 77 to 85 odd (Earl Grey House) G.V. II The left return of Nos. 19 to 39 odd Market Street (q.v.).

NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE MARKET STREET (south side) 20/377 Nos. 19 to 39 odd 12/11/65 G.V. II Includes Nos. 77 to 85 odd Grey Street (Earl Grey House) on left return. Shops and houses, now shops and offices. Circa 1837, probably by John Wardle, for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys, with some attics; 28 bays. Ground floor altered. Giant Ionic Order to end and central 5-bay pavilions, pilasters defining each 5 end bays, attached columns the central 5, all fluted. Right 3 columns of centre shorter, stepping up to accommodate change in level. Windows in plain reveals, mostly sashes, some renewed and some with glazing bars. Second floor sill band except in 2 right centre bays. Second- floor entablature with prominent cornice. Top floor has sashes in plain reveals, panelled pilasters in pavilions; and top cornice and blocking course. Panelled parapet in centre. Nos. 19 to 27 (Earl Grey House), with inserted Mansard roof and attic windows, are extensively rebuilt behind facade and are included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2486164287

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
304700
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.

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