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North Yorkshire
Hambleton (District Authority)
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SE 36970 93859


NORTHALLERTON ZETLAND STREET SE 3693-3793 (north side) 7/64 Register House 9.12.69 GV II Registry and court house, now offices. 1736, with later alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 3 x 3 bays with contemporary rear service wing. Original front, facing west towards the High Street: on ground floor, central doorway, now partly blocked to form a sash window with glazing bars, has painted ashlar surround with large raised quoins and large tripartite keystone. Brickwork offset above ground floor. first floor: sash windows with glazing bars with projecting ashlar sills and flat arches with keystones. Second floor: half-size 6-pane sash windows matching those on first floor. Dentilled cornice. Hipped roof. Left return: round-arched staircase sash window with glazing bars, radial at top. Right return: as west front and with C19 flat-roofed ashlar porch added when Zetland Street opened in mid C19; 2 ridge stacks. Single- storey rear service range (later raised to 2 storeys) has ashlar quoined door surround with keystone. This was one of only 4 deeds registries set up nationally under an Act of Parliament in 1735. In 1785 the Registry moved to a new Court House designed by John Carr, and since demolished. This building originally had its access through an elegant gateway, now demolished, on the High Street. C J Davison Ingledew, History and Antiquities of Northallerton (1858), pp 302-307; Rev J L Saywell, The History and Annals of Northallerton (1885), pp 119, 137, viii-ix.

Listing NGR: SE3697093859


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Books and journals
Davison Ingledew, C J, The History and Annals of Northallerton, (1885), 302-307
Saywell, Reverend J L , The History and Annals of Northallerton, (1885), 119, 137


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

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Date: 18 Jun 2000
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