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14 (Left Part), Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5425 / 54°32'33"N

Longitude: -1.924 / 1°55'26"W

OS Eastings: 405012

OS Northings: 516363

OS Grid: NZ050163

Mapcode National: GBR HH0X.7D

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.F21Z

Entry Name: 14 (Left Part), Market Place

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Last Amended: 28 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388736

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
770-1/6/107 (West side)
24/02/50 No.14
(left part)
(Formerly Listed as:
MARKET PLACE
(West side)
No.14
King's Head (restaurant only))

GV II

House, later part of King's Head hotel, now restaurant on
ground floor and part of adjacent nursing home on upper
floors. Late C18, possibly incorporating earlier fabric.
Coursed squared stone with ashlar plinth, quoins and painted
dressings; roof of thin slates. 3 low storeys; 3-window range.
Central porch of tapered wood posts with cast-iron first-floor
balcony to 6-panel door. Flanking canted bay windows have
16-pane sashes; painted stone surrounds to first-floor 16-pane
sashes and second-floor 8-over-4-pane sashes. Low-pitched
roof.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: plaque to right of door records that Charles Dickens
stayed in this building in 1838 when it was part of the King's
Head hotel and he was preparing `Nicholas Nickleby'.


Listing NGR: NZ0501216363

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

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