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Shop with Art Gallery over to North of Town Hall Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7774 / 54°46'38"N

Longitude: -1.5756 / 1°34'32"W

OS Eastings: 427394

OS Northings: 542575

OS Grid: NZ273425

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.P7

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R5WY

Entry Name: Shop with Art Gallery over to North of Town Hall Entrance

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110285

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NW (West side)

9/233 Shop with Art Gallery
over to North of
Town Hall entrance


Shop and art gallery. 1852 by P.C. Hardwick. Gallery known as Burlison Art
Gallery from 1899 bequest. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings;
roof of large Welsh slates. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attics, 3 bays.
Tudor-arched entrance at left to covered market. 3 windows of shop at right
have chamfered 2-centred-arched surrounds. Stone mullioned-and-transomed
windows on upper floors, 2-light over arched entrance and 3-light over windows,
have relieving arches; half-dormers contain 3-light windows under gables with
fleur-de-lis finials. Tall, stone-coped polygonal ridge chimneys.

Interior of gallery reached from Town Hall (q.v.) hessian-covered walls and
panelled ceiling with diagonal boards; painted stone-hooded chimney piece
with carved spandrels; linen-fold carving on large door with carved spandrels
and pineapple finials.

Listing NGR: NZ2739442575

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