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10 and 12, Market Place

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

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Latitude: 54.5424 / 54°32'32"N

Longitude: -1.924 / 1°55'26"W

OS Eastings: 405014

OS Northings: 516354

OS Grid: NZ050163

Mapcode National: GBR HH0X.8F

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.F311

Entry Name: 10 and 12, Market Place

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Last Amended: 28 November 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388735

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


770-1/6/106 (West side)
24/02/50 Nos.10 AND 12
(Formerly Listed as:
(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
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

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

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