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6, 6a, 6b, 8 and 8a, Market Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5423 / 54°32'32"N

Longitude: -1.924 / 1°55'26"W

OS Eastings: 405013

OS Northings: 516343

OS Grid: NZ050163

Mapcode National: GBR HH0X.7G

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.F313

Entry Name: 6, 6a, 6b, 8 and 8a, Market Place

Listing Date: 29 September 1954

Last Amended: 28 November 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388733

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


770-1/6/104 (West side)
29/09/54 Nos.6, 6A, 6B, 8 AND 8A
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.6 & 8)


House, now 2 shops and 3 flats. c1700, with late C19 shops.
Coursed squared stone with ashlar quoins and dressings; roof
Welsh slate with stone gable copings and stone chimneys. 3
storeys; 6-window range. Painted tooled stone surround to low
6-panel door and overlight in third bay; distorted painted
lintel to 6-panel door and overlight with early C19 glazing
bars in fourth bay. Sixth bay has yard entrance with 6-panel
door and overlight with radiating glazing bars in keyed stone
surround with impost blocks. Left shop front has central
recessed entrance and slender Ionic colonnettes to 2-light
windows; cornice on narrow fascia. Right shop front has
round-arched heads to left entrance with recessed door, and
2-light window, under modillioned entablature. Architraves to
all windows, plain sashes on first floor and small casements
on second. Steeply pitched roof has gable copings resting on
moulded kneelers, slightly swept eaves, and end chimneys; wide
rear chimney rising from rear roof at right.
INTERIOR: cellar of shop No.8A at right has C17 stone fire
surround with flat pointed arch, in which is set a C19
cast-iron kitchen range with founder's marks: `LOW MILL
FOUNDRY' with heraldic device of deer and tree, on boiler, and
stair with grip handrail; keyed arch off first landing gives
access to to first-floor flat, with 6-panel door. Top floor
flat has c1700 doors of 2 large and one central narrow panel,
with L-hinges. c1600 rail-and-stile panelled door in one room.
Roof of front range has massive pegged collared trusses, with
some collars renewed, and two levels of purlins; ridge piece
set on halved rafters, the uppermost with L-shaped cut to
receive the lower, and cut away at apex to receive ridge

Listing NGR: NZ0501116344

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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