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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1042538



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hexham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 18-May-1976

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239176

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MARKET PLACE 1. (North Side) 5334 Nos 27 and 28 (Formerly listed as No 27) NY 9364 1/17 2.10.51.


2. Dated 1749. 4 storeys. 5 windows. Hard greystone front (dressings of similar material at rear). Ashlar with chamfered quoins. Sill strings to all floors. Modillion cornice. Double pitched slate roof with kneelers. Brick chimneys. Sash windows with late glazing to 2nd and 3rd floors. Modern casement windows to 1st floor. Architraves to windows, eared on 3rd floor. Central pedimented doorcase on ground floor with pulvinated frieze. 8 panel door with 6 raised and fielded panels and the top 2 glazed. 2 wide modern shop fronts flanking doorcase; recessed entrance to left. Imposing rear elevation to Back Row. Coursed rubble with hard greystone raised and chamfered quoins, cill strings and window dressings. Large central staircase windows on 3 landing levels with segmental heads and keystones. Most windows retain original glazing bar sashes. Rain water head with "M.H." over "1749", and mask on distributor below. 3 architraved doorcases on ground floor, 1 lower and blocked. A 2 part flat mullion opening below stair windows, 1 side containing a 6 panel door.

St Andrew's Church to ethe+ with the listed buildings in the Market Place form a group, of which Nos 8, 10 and 16 are of local interest.

Listing NGR: NY9360364148

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National Grid Reference: NY 93596 64144


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