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27, Fenkle Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alnwick, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4138 / 55°24'49"N

Longitude: -1.7081 / 1°42'29"W

OS Eastings: 418576

OS Northings: 613361

OS Grid: NU185133

Mapcode National: GBR J5HV.Z3

Mapcode Global: WHC1K.Q6T0

Entry Name: 27, Fenkle Street

Listing Date: 25 August 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235721

Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnwick

Built-Up Area: Alnwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 1813 SE 1/54

No 27

(Formerly listed as No 29 (Territorial Drill Hall))


Early C19. [Former Subscription Library ? circa 1834]. Three storeys and 5 windows.
Elaborate ashlar front with giant pilasters standing on ground floor and flanking
end bays which break forward slightly. Entablature and large balustraded parapet.
Glazing bar sash windows with moulded architraves, pediments on 1st floor of end
bays, flat pediments over middle 3 windows (with brackets to central window).
Channelled ashlar ground floor, 2 Greek Doric columns in antis for central doorway,
steps to 6 panel door with rectangular light above containing glazing bass. Left
hand bay has recessed windows with scrolls to quarter pilasters. Right hand bay
has a semi-circular archway with voussoirs and prominent key. At least 2 rooms
inside have heavy ceiling cornices.

Listing NGR: NU1857613361

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