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57, Galgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.546 / 54°32'45"N

Longitude: -1.9216 / 1°55'17"W

OS Eastings: 405171

OS Northings: 516746

OS Grid: NZ051167

Mapcode National: GBR HH0W.S5

Mapcode Global: WHB4D.GZ6W

Plus Code: 9C6WG3WH+99

Entry Name: 57, Galgate

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Last Amended: 28 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388681

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


770-1/4/53 (South East side)
24/02/50 No.57
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.53,55,57,59,59A (Odd))


House, formerly part of larger complex and possibly part of
stable block. Said to be 1760. Painted rough render with
painted ashlar dressings; roof of synthetic tiles and Welsh
slate, with rendered chimneys. 2 storeys; 3-window range.
6-panel doors in plain stone surrounds between windows.
Central keyed round-arched stair window with imposts and
arched glazing bars. Small round window at right end in plain
stone surround; small 4-pane lights at eaves at left and right
ends with flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills. Roof
has central raised hipped roof rising from front slope, with
weather-vane finial. Left and near-right ridge chimneys.
INTERIOR: stone stair along front wall has 2 landings and
plain wrought-iron handrail and balusters. At first floor the
iron rail is set into newel of gallery balustrade with column
balusters and grip handrail of mid-late C18 type. Rear ground
floor has canted bay window to garden with raised fielded
HISTORY: this was part of the home of William Hutchinson,
historian of County Durham, in the C18. In the C20 it was the
home of CN Parkinson (of `Parkinson's Law') while he was art
master at Barnard Castle School.

Listing NGR: NZ0517116746

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

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