2014

NZ2564 : 1 and 3 Grey Street, NE1

taken 10 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

1 and 3 Grey Street, NE1
1 and 3 Grey Street, NE1
Built c 1835, probably by John Wardle, for Richard Grainger. The curved inset corner has curved sliding sash windows. There are only two columns facing (south) onto Mosley Street because the building is only one room deep. The arched doorway dates from the 1890s. This was the site of the first Theatre Royal (1788) - see NZ2464 : The Theatre Royal, Grey Street / Shakespeare Street, NE1; the alley to the rear (west) still retains the name Drury Lane - see NZ2464 : Drury Lane (photographed by Andrew Curtis). The building is Grade II* listed LinkExternal link .

The Buildings of Grainger Town - No.14. See NZ2464 : The Earl Grey Monument, Grey Street, NE1.

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NZ2564, 998 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Quinn   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 7 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 April, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2501 6410 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.2538N 1:36.6511W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2504 6409
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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