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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: 1201356



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Barnard Castle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Nov-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388735

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NZ0516SW MARKET PLACE 770-1/6/106 (West side) 24/02/50 Nos.10 AND 12 (Formerly Listed as: MARKET PLACE (West side) Nos.10 & 12 King's Head (12))


House, now 2 shops and flats. Early C18, with C17 rear building and c1900 shop front. Painted incised stucco and ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; roof Welsh slate with stone gable coping. 3 storeys; 3+2-window range. Shop front at left has central door, 3 top lights to each window with good quality stained glass, glazed tile stall-risers, jewelled mullions, fascia on long brackets on end pilasters; low 6-panel yard-passage door to right in tooled stone surround. Shop at right has restored C18-style house windows, with painted stone surrounds and sashes with glazing bars. Upper floors have plain sashes in architraves, those on second floor slightly smaller and abutting modillioned eaves cornice with acanthus decoration. Alternately projecting quoins. Steeply pitched roof has gable copings resting on moulded kneelers, and end chimneys. Rear wing, disused and derelict, has transverse rear block which shows some blocked C17/early C18 stone mullioned windows; INTERIOR: front range has rear arched beam, possibly for fireplace, but relationship to structure obscured. Rear wing has C18 stone kitchen fireplace, partly blocked, with raised and fielded panels to side cupboards; window seat to adjacent blocked C18 window. Roof has collared trusses rising from wall, with 2 levels of purlins. No.10 listed 29.09.54.

Listing NGR: NZ0501416354

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National Grid Reference: NZ 05014 16354


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