6, 6A, 6B, 8 AND 8A, MARKET PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1201355
Date first listed:
29-Sep-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
28-Nov-1994
Statutory Address:
6, 6A, 6B, 8 AND 8A, MARKET PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
6, 6A, 6B, 8 AND 8A, MARKET PLACE

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 05013 16343

Details

BARNARD CASTLE

NZ0516SW MARKET PLACE 770-1/6/104 (West side) 29/09/54 Nos.6, 6A, 6B, 8 AND 8A (Formerly Listed as: MARKET PLACE (West side) Nos.6 & 8)

GV II*

House, now 2 shops and 3 flats. c1700, with late C19 shops. Coursed squared stone with ashlar quoins and dressings; roof Welsh slate with stone gable copings and stone chimneys. 3 storeys; 6-window range. Painted tooled stone surround to low 6-panel door and overlight in third bay; distorted painted lintel to 6-panel door and overlight with early C19 glazing bars in fourth bay. Sixth bay has yard entrance with 6-panel door and overlight with radiating glazing bars in keyed stone surround with impost blocks. Left shop front has central recessed entrance and slender Ionic colonnettes to 2-light windows; cornice on narrow fascia. Right shop front has round-arched heads to left entrance with recessed door, and 2-light window, under modillioned entablature. Architraves to all windows, plain sashes on first floor and small casements on second. Steeply pitched roof has gable copings resting on moulded kneelers, slightly swept eaves, and end chimneys; wide rear chimney rising from rear roof at right. INTERIOR: cellar of shop No.8A at right has C17 stone fire surround with flat pointed arch, in which is set a C19 cast-iron kitchen range with founder's marks: `LOW MILL FOUNDRY' with heraldic device of deer and tree, on boiler, and `PATENT W SMITH JNR'; 'BARNARD CASTLE FOUNDRY' on oven. Dogleg stair with grip handrail; keyed arch off first landing gives access to to first-floor flat, with 6-panel door. Top floor flat has c1700 doors of 2 large and one central narrow panel, with L-hinges. c1600 rail-and-stile panelled door in one room. Roof of front range has massive pegged collared trusses, with some collars renewed, and two levels of purlins; ridge piece set on halved rafters, the uppermost with L-shaped cut to receive the lower, and cut away at apex to receive ridge piece.

Listing NGR: NZ0501116344

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
388733
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03249/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Le Mare. Source Historic England Archive
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