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22 and 23, Market Place, Durham

Description: 22 and 23, Market Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 110280

OS Grid Reference: NZ2735342538
OS Grid Coordinates: 427353, 542538
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7770, -1.5763

Location: 39 Silver Street, Durham DH1 3NJ

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3NJ

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NW (West side)

9/228 Nos. 22 and 23

Shop. Mid C19. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof
with stone gable copings. Gothic style. 3 storeys and attics; 2 bays.
Ground floor shop has renewed glazing under 2 wide arches flanked by 3 narrower
arches with moulded heads; shafted fascia brackets. Upper floors have stone-
mullioned windows; 2 lights each, with cusped heads and flower-stopped drip
moulds, except for one-storey first floor canted bay with arched recesses
containing lancets under pierced quatrefoil parapet, which forms second-floor
balcony. Paired lancets in half-dormers under stepped gables with fleur-de-lis
finials. Gutter cornice has flower-carved stone brackets and rain water heads;
second-floor string has similar moulding encircling drainpipe.

Listing NGR: NZ2735342538

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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