Redevelopment of Newcastle 1824 to 1841


In the mid 19th century the layout of the centre of Newcastle was redesigned and developed by Richard Grainger with the support of John Clayton (town clerk) and architects, notably including John Dobson.

Grey Street Grainger Street Market Street Clayton Street Blackett Street
Theatre Royal Grainger Market Exchange Buildings Grey's Monument Old Eldon Square
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Grainger Town
- Overview About Grainger Town Grainger Town is the historic heart of Newcastle, which incorporates streets built in a neo-classical style by Richard Grainger between 1824 and 1841, including the Grainger ...
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Richard Grainger (1797–1861)
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John Dobson (1787 - 1865)
- John Dobson was a 19th centaury architect in the North of England. He had a prolific career, designing over 50 churches and 100 houses. He is best known for designing ...
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John Clayton (1792 -1890)
- Overview About John Clayton John Clayton is best known for his role as Town Clerk of Newcastle during the 19th century. Clayton was born on 10th June 1792 and went ...
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Grey's Monument
- Overview About Map Street View Grey's Monument is a prominent landmark in the centre of Newcastle. Located at the head of Grey Street and Grainger Street, where they meet Blackett ...
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Theatre Royal, Newcastle
- Overview About the Theatre Royal Map Street View The Theatre Royal, originally on Drury Lane off Mosley Street, opened in 1788 and was granted its Royal licence by King George ...
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Grainger Market
- Overview Map Street View The Grainger Market was opened on the 24th October 1835, and was originally divided into a butchers’ market and separate vegetable market. John Dobson was the ...
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Central Exchange Buildings
- The Central Exchange is a triangular building, designed by John Wardle and George Walker and built by Richard Grainger as part of the redevelopment of Newcastle city centre. The building ...
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Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

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