Higham Place

A small street in the city centre with a few old buildings and the old entrance to The Laing Art Gallery.

17th February 2022

Higham Place, Nos. 6, 7 and 8.

3 houses, now offices and restaurant. 1819-20 by Richard Grainger for William Batson of Higham Dykes.

English bond brick in Nos. 6 and 7, adapted English garden wall bond in No.8; painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs. 3 storeys and attics; each house 2 bays.

Doors at right of each house have fanlight with glazing bars in Tuscan doorcase with open pediment. Wedge stone lintels to 2 sashes on each floor, some renewed, with glazing bars. Projecting second-floor sills; sill bands to ground and first floors, and first floor band. Nos. 7 and 8 have Edwardian tripartite attics; roof dormer of No.6 being altered at time of survey. Bronze-like plaque on No.6 commemorates 1958 centenary of Northern Architectural Association. Richard Grainger's first building in Newcastle.

Listed Grade 2. Source: Sitelines.

1st November 2021

Higham Place, Nos. 6, 7 and 8.

2nd July 2017

20th October 2015

Laing Art Gallery.

Higham Place, Nos. 6, 7 and 8.

Higham House.

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