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2 and 4, Market Place

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5422 / 54°32'31"N

Longitude: -1.924 / 1°55'26"W

OS Eastings: 405015

OS Northings: 516330

OS Grid: NZ050163

Mapcode National: GBR HH0X.8J

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.F316

Entry Name: 2 and 4, Market Place

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388730

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


BARNARD CASTLE

NZ0516SW MARKET PLACE
770-1/6/101 (West side)
22/02/73 Nos.2 AND 4

GV II*

House; now house and shop, restaurant and flat. C17 and early
C18 with C19 and C20 shop alterations. Render with painted
projecting quoins and ashlar dressings; roof of Welsh slate
with stone gable copings; stone chimneys. Rear wings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 4:3-window range. Left shop front has
substantial C19 fluted Ionic columns supporting fascia and
modillioned cornice, with central recessed entrance and C20
glazing. Right shop front has plain glazing and large C20
fascia board possibly obscuring earlier detail. Central
boarded passage door and 4-pane overlight in plain stone
surround. 4-pane sashes to No.2 and plain sashes to no.4 on
first floor in plain stone surrounds; on second floor,
architraves to smaller casements to No.2 and plain sashes to
No.4. Deep eaves gutter cornice. Steeply pitched roof has
stone gable copings resting on moulded kneelers. Tall end
chimneys.
Rear wing to No.2 of 3-storey, 2-window range and 2-storey,
2-window, range; 6-panel and 4-panel doors, and 16-pane and
4-pane sashes. Rear wing to No.4 of 3 storeys and basement;
5-window range; side stone steps to 2-panel door in bolection
moulded surround with stone-bracketed hood. Plain stone
surrounds to basement lights, some blocked, with stone
mullions, and architraves to sashes, some with broad glazing
bars. C19 oriel above door, and another on shorter left rear
wing to No.2 with early C19 sashes.
INTERIOR: No.2 has dogleg stair, with moulded handrail and
boxed balustrade; blocked corner fire, surround removed; roof
of pegged collared trusses with 2 levels of off-set purlins.
No.4 has 2-panel doors on upper floors, with raised fielded
panels in moulded frames, and L-hinges. Some early C18 fielded
panelling. At rear of upper flat a C17 stone fireplace with
deeply-cut quasi-gadroon and bullet moulding on deep bolection
moulded surround set on square panelled blocks, and with
entablature with scallop moulding on fascia. Front range roof
has collared pegged A-trusses, 2 with bowed tie beams, with
two levels of purlins; many original common rafters; no ridge
piece.


Listing NGR: NZ0501316333

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

Description


BARNARD CASTLE

NZ0516SW MARKET PLACE
770-1/6/101 (West side)
22/02/73 Nos.2 AND 4

GV II*

House; now house and shop, restaurant and flat. C17 and early
C18 with C19 and C20 shop alterations. Render with painted
projecting quoins and ashlar dressings; roof of Welsh slate
with stone gable copings; stone chimneys. Rear wings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 4:3-window range. Left shop front has
substantial C19 fluted Ionic columns supporting fascia and
modillioned cornice, with central recessed entrance and C20
glazing. Right shop front has plain glazing and large C20
fascia board possibly obscuring earlier detail. Central
boarded passage door and 4-pane overlight in plain stone
surround. 4-pane sashes to No.2 and plain sashes to no.4 on
first floor in plain stone surrounds; on second floor,
architraves to smaller casements to No.2 and plain sashes to
No.4. Deep eaves gutter cornice. Steeply pitched roof has
stone gable copings resting on moulded kneelers. Tall end
chimneys.
Rear wing to No.2 of 3-storey, 2-window range and 2-storey,
2-window, range; 6-panel and 4-panel doors, and 16-pane and
4-pane sashes. Rear wing to No.4 of 3 storeys and basement;
5-window range; side stone steps to 2-panel door in bolection
moulded surround with stone-bracketed hood. Plain stone
surrounds to basement lights, some blocked, with stone
mullions, and architraves to sashes, some with broad glazing
bars. C19 oriel above door, and another on shorter left rear
wing to No.2 with early C19 sashes.
INTERIOR: No.2 has dogleg stair, with moulded handrail and
boxed balustrade; blocked corner fire, surround removed; roof
of pegged collared trusses with 2 levels of off-set purlins.
No.4 has 2-panel doors on upper floors, with raised fielded
panels in moulded frames, and L-hinges. Some early C18 fielded
panelling. At rear of upper flat a C17 stone fireplace with
deeply-cut quasi-gadroon and bullet moulding on deep bolection
moulded surround set on square panelled blocks, and with
entablature with scallop moulding on fascia. Front range roof
has collared pegged A-trusses, 2 with bowed tie beams, with
two levels of purlins; many original common rafters; no ridge
piece.


Listing NGR: NZ0501316333

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