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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: 1292208



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: 24-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388738

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NZ0516SW MARKET PLACE 770-1/6/109 (East side) 24/02/50 Nos.15 AND 17


House, now hotel and shop. Building said to date from 1690 (deeds); C19 shop front at right and early C20 bar front at left. For the Raby Castle estate. Coursed squared stone with ashlar quoins and painted dressings; roof of stone slates with stone gable coping and brick chimneys. L-plan with long rear wing. 3 storeys; 4-window range. 6-panel door and 3-pane overlight in third bay in pedimented architrave surround. Projecting shallow square bay to corniced bar front at left has wood mullions to 4 lights with transom. Small shop front at right has half-glazed door at left and small square bay window at right under continuous entablature. Above, sashes with glazing bars on first floor and 6-pane sashes on second floor have painted architraves. Roof has gable copings resting on moulded kneelers. Rear wing at north of yard of 3-storey, 3-window, range, and 2-storey, 3-window range. INTERIOR: fire screens added to wide open-well stair, with shallow risers, grip handrail, and boxed balustrade. First-floor full-width room, with later partitions, has raised fielded panelling and cupboards, panelled shutters, panelling below windows, deep chair rail; doors have architraves and panelled reveals. Second-floor front rooms have 2-panel cupboard doors with L-hinges, 2-panel doors, bolection-moulded stone fireplace surround, and splayed boarded recess below and continuing window openings. Rear wing also has splayed window recesses with seats, some windows with broad glazing bars, and plain stone fireplace surrounds.

Listing NGR: NZ0505616389

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National Grid Reference: NZ 05055 16386


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