POST OFFICE POST OFFICE AND BRAMPTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1209541
Date first listed:
22-Feb-1973
Statutory Address:
POST OFFICE AND BRAMPTON HOUSE, 2, GALGATE
Statutory Address:
POST OFFICE, FLATT ROAD

Map

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POST OFFICE AND BRAMPTON HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
POST OFFICE AND BRAMPTON HOUSE, 2, GALGATE
Statutory Address:
POST OFFICE, FLATT ROAD

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 04937 16634

Details

BARNARD CASTLE

NZ0416NE GALGATE 770-1/3/11 (North West side) 22/02/73 No.2 Post Office and Brampton House

GV II

House, now post office. Mid C18 with mid C19 alterations and rear additions. Painted render with painted plinth and ashlar dressings. Main roof graduated Lakeland slate with stone gable copings and rendered chimneys; roof of No.2 has stone slates. Double-span main house at left has 3 storeys; 4-window range; No.2 at right of 2 storeys; one-window range. Main house has renewed 6-panel door in painted stone architrave in second bay; similar architraves and projecting stone sills to renewed 4-pane sashes on upper floors, those on second floor smaller, and renewed window to left of door with copper-sheet front to posting box inserted below plain light. Flanking mid C19 canted bay windows have 4-pane sashes, the left with stamp machine inserted. No.2 to right has renewed 6-panel door and plain overlight at left, renewed 4-pane sashes with painted flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills at right. Main roof double-span with stone gable copings, moulded stone kneelers, and corniced end chimneys to each range; roof of No.2 has tall right end rendered chimney. Left return to Flatt Road has renewed door and plain sashes in rear range, and left addition of one storey, one window, with stone-mullioned canted bay window under hipped roof.

Listing NGR: NZ0493716634

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388640
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: 16 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04820/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Le Mare. Source Historic England Archive
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