2013

NZ2464 : 6-16 Nun Street, NE1

taken 11 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

6-16 Nun Street, NE1
6-16 Nun Street, NE1
The name of the street comes from the 12th C Benedictine Nunnery that used to occupy the site on which this street and Grainger Market now stand. Nun Street is similar to Nelson Street in having a range of Grainger Market on one side, and an identical public house as a visual stop at its western end: see NZ2464 : The Duke of Northumberland, 18 Clayton Street, NE1 and NZ2464 : The (former) Lord Collingwood, 12A Clayton Street, NE1.

The south side of Nun Street was built c 1835, probably by John Wardle, for Richard Grainger. Nos. 6-16 are the central pavilion and the 8-bay section to its west; they are included in the Grade II listing for 6-30A Nun Street and the returns at 93 Grainger Street and 45 Clayton Street LinkExternal link . See also NZ2464 : 18-30 Nun Street, NE1.

The Buildings of Grainger Town - No.64. See NZ2464 : The Earl Grey Monument, Grey Street, NE1.

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NZ2464, 2467 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Quinn   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 April, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2468 6425 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.3356N 1:36.9596W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2466 6427
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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