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Grainger Town, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Stroll the streets of Grainger Town, the historical heart of the city, to see classical Newcastle architecture at its best. Richard Grainger designed and built the buildings here between 1824 and 1841. Now designated a conservation area, it contains over 200 listed buildings. Check out Grey Street, Grainger Street, and Clayton Street, as well as the iconic Theatre Royal. Stop by the covered Grainger Market for a bite to eat or to buy some local produce, meats, and other goods. Be sure to look up while walking to notice the unique features atop the buildings, such as domes, turrets, and spikes. To visit Grainger Town and other attractions in Newcastle upon Tyne, use our Newcastle upon Tyne holiday planner.
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  • We went in for a little wander to find some pretty cool looking stores, a variety of different things such as fruit, veg, meat, shoes, collectables, makeup, beauty treatments, clothes and much more. F...  more »
  • Grainger town is a beautiful neighbourhood in Newcastle with great, magnificent old buildings. Typical English just.
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  • A reasonably decent place to visit - the architecture is very good. There are a range of different shops some of which are worth visiting. Pretty close to the centre of Newcastle so easy to get to.  more »