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Boundary Wall to Bowes Museum north, East and South Boundary Wall to Bowes Museum with North Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5419 / 54°32'30"N

Longitude: -1.9126 / 1°54'45"W

OS Eastings: 405750

OS Northings: 516294

OS Grid: NZ057162

Mapcode National: GBR HH2X.QM

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.L3FG

Entry Name: Boundary Wall to Bowes Museum north, East and South Boundary Wall to Bowes Museum with North Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388782

Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barnard Castle

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


770-1/7/152 (North side)
22/02/73 North, east and south boundary wall
to Bowes Museum with north piers and


Wall to north, east, and east part of south boundary of
grounds of Bowes Museum (qv); piers and gates at east end of
north wall. c1869. Thinly rendered rubble, with snecked
masonry to south wall. Ashlar piers, wrought-iron gates. Wall
approx 1.5m high, with gabled stone coping, runs along Crook
Street at north and east boundary of Museum grounds, returning
south to join Newgate. Along Newgate, the south boundary wall
joins the east lodge and is partly of snecked masonry with
rock-faced projecting coping and low chamfered top. At east
end of north wall two square piers with moulded plinths,
cornices, and blocking course, support wrought-iron gates
which have spike heads to uprights and dog bars, diagonal
stays to dog bars, and bifurcated curled heads to principals.

Listing NGR: NZ0575016294

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