TEESDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES TEESDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES AND ATTACHED WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1201069

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Nov-1994

Statutory Address: TEESDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES AND ATTACHED WALLS, 43 AND 45, GALGATE

Statutory Address: TEESDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES, KING STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: TEESDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES AND ATTACHED WALLS, 43 AND 45, GALGATE

Statutory Address: TEESDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES, KING STREET

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Barnard Castle

National Grid Reference: NZ 05112 16708

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Details

BARNARD CASTLE

NZ0516NW GALGATE 770-1/4/43 (South East side) 22/02/73 Nos.43 AND 45 Teesdale District Council Offices and attached walls (Formerly Listed as: GALGATE (South side) Nos.43 AND 45 Barnard Castle Rural District Council Offices)

GV II

House, now local authority offices, with forecourt walls and piers. c1840 with c1930 addition on King Street front. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; slate roof with ashlar parapet and stone and rendered chimneys. C20 addition in C18 style. 2 storeys; 5-window range and 2+2+1-window range on right return. Steps up to 6-panel door and patterned overlight in plain stone surround with cornice. Sashes with glazing bars in plain stone surrounds. High roof parapet on eaves blocks. Low-pitched hipped roof has 2 long ridge chimneys, the left rendered and the right stone, with bands and tapered square yellow pots. Right return to King Street: the first build has 2 windows flanking the principal office entrance with panelled door under patterned overlight in Greek Doric doorcase of attached columns with entablature and blocking course. c1930 build to right is 2 storeys, 2-window, range with quoins; plain stone surrounds to central door and flanking sashes with glazing bars; roof has high parapet, raised over central carved panel with Council coat of arms. At right, lower wide bay with quoins has central well-cut Venetian window with keyed head, and plain sill apron. Eaves band stepped over window. INTERIOR: not inspected. Walls attached enclose forecourt and path from door to Galgate and have sloped stone coping, with chamfered coping to square piers; railings removed. HISTORY: plaque attached to No.45 says that this was the birthplace of Cecil Northcote Parkinson, the author who formulated `Parkinson's Law'.

Listing NGR: NZ0511216708

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