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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: 1201694



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Barnard Castle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Nov-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388848

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NZ0416SE THORNGATE 770-1/5/220 (West side) 22/02/73 No.27 Kirby House (Formerly Listed as: THORNGATE (West side) Nos.27 AND 29)


Incorporates former No.29. House, probably weaver's. Early C18; restored 1981 for Teesdale Buildings Preservation Trust. Coursed squared stone with quoins and ashlar dressings; roof of stone slates with stone ridge, gable copings and chimneys. 3 storeys; 3-window range. Central renewed 6-panel door and 3-pane overlight in plain stone surround in restored ground floor, formerly with 2 other inserted doors and now with flanking wide windows with wood mullions to paired 12-pane sashes in plain stone surrounds. Similar surrounds to 16-pane first-floor sashes, and second-floor central fixed light, of 9 panes with central opening pane, and flanking paired sashes. Roof has stone gable copings on cyma-moulded kneelers, and end chimneys. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: NZ0490916051

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National Grid Reference: NZ 04914 16053


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