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Grey Street


6488


Newcastle


Newcastle, Grey Street


Newcastle


NZ26SW NZ26SE


Transport


Road Transport Site


Road


Early Modern


C19


Structure


Completed in 1837. Prime Minister Gladstone described it as Britain's "best modern street". John Dobson designed the south eastern section, and it is thought that John Wardle and George Walker designed the rest for Richard Grainger. Mediterranean classical style. Nationally known as Tyneside Classical.


2487


6441


NZ24876441



N. Pevsner and I. Richmond, second edition revised by G. McCombie, P. Ryder and H. Welfare, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland (second edition); D. Lovie, 1997, The Buildings of Grainger Town; I. Ayris, 1997, A City of Palaces; L. Wilkes and G. Dodds, 1964, Tyneside Classical - The Newcastle of Grainger, Dobson and Clayton; Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p. 18 and 152-3, 163-6; M.A. Richardson, 1838, Descriptive Companion through Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead

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