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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1145382



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shap

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74173

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SHAP MAIN STREET NY 5614/5 (West side), Shap

27/158 Market Hall

6.2.68 GV II*

Market Hall, now library; c.1687, when market charter obtained by Philip, Lord Wharton. Later additions and alterations. Coursed rubble with quoins. Hipped, graduated slate roofs with stone ridges. 2 low storeys, 4 bays overall. 3-bay arcade to both south and east-sides: Semicircular arches carried on squat columns; lower sections now blocked and arch-heads glazed (all diamond-leaded, the majority with panes set at differing angles). 3 small semicircular-headed recesses above on south side. 2 similar recesses, with blocked circular opening between, on east side. Studded plank door on east side of lower lean-to adjoining north end. Central gabled projection on east side of roof has rectangular recess at front and louvres to sides. Diagonally-set stack, with domical cap, to roof ridge.

Listing NGR: NY5628915150

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National Grid Reference: NY 56289 15150


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