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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
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
NZ0516SW MARKET PLACE
770-1/6/107 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
King's Head (restaurant only))
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
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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