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Castle Wall Including Market Lodge, Gateway and Bus Shelter

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7473 / 54°44'50"N

Longitude: -2.007 / 2°0'25"W

OS Eastings: 399649

OS Northings: 539144

OS Grid: NY996391

Mapcode National: GBR GFFK.90

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.4YK2

Entry Name: Castle Wall Including Market Lodge, Gateway and Bus Shelter

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406915

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Built-Up Area: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE MARKET PLACE
NY 9939 (West side)
Stanhope
34/237
Castle wall
including Market
Lodge, gateway and
bus shelter
GV II
Lodge, now office, wall, gateway and shelter, now bus shelter, and room over;
Circa 1823 and shelter dated 1875. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings;
stone-flagged roofs. Rear wall to castle, breaking forward at left at an
oblique angle along frontage of Market Place, the left end continuous with 2-
and one-storey 2-bay lodge now office; right end 2-storey, one-bay shelter and
room over. Boarded double vehicle doors in moulded Tudor-arched gateway;
buttressed wall with battlemented parapet, stepped over gate, and roll-moulded
crenellations. Lodge at left has plinth and quoins; central door in chamfered
round-cornered surround with drip mould; sloping sills and recessed chamfered
surrounds to flanking ground-floor windows and to first-floor window in left
bay. First-floor string; battlemented parapet continuous over right return
gable.

Right end shelter in similar style has angle buttresses flanking boarded door
in square-headed surround, and first-floor pierced and bracketed stone balcony.
Square-headed blocked doorway behind balcony. Dated shield below battlemented
parapet.


Listing NGR: NY9964939143

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

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