Richard Grainger (1797–1861) was a builder in Newcastle upon Tyne. He worked together with the architects John Dobson and Thomas Oliver, and with the town clerk, John Clayton, to redevelop the centre of Newcastle in the 19th century. Grainger Street and the Grainger Market are named after him; sometimes the whole area of Newcastle developed in the Neoclassical style around Grey Street and Grainger Street is referred to as Grainger Town.
Description courtesy of Wikipedia.
4th May 2011
See my other photos concerning Richard Grainger:
- Richard Grainger's grave at St James Church, Benwell
- Grainger Market
- Grainger Street
- Grainger Street - St John The Baptist Church
- Old Photos of The Grainger Market
See my other photos around Waterloo Street: