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New Markets with Left Entrance and Rooms Above, Durham

Description: New Markets with Left Entrance and Rooms Above

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 110283

OS Grid Reference: NZ2735242565
OS Grid Coordinates: 427352, 542565
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7773, -1.5763

Location: Back 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)

9/231 New markets with left
entrance and rooms above

Covered market and entrance bay. 1851 by P.C. Hardwick, for Durham Markets
Co. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof of large Welsh
slates. Tudor style. 3 storeys and attic, one bay. Wide Tudor arch under
frieze with blind quatrefoil decoration. Stone mullioned-and-transomed windows
above, 3-light on first and second floor with relieving arches, and 2-light
in attic under gable on moulded kneelers with top fleur-de-lis finial.

Interior: slender Tuscan cast iron columns support pierced beams and slender
tied trusses, with glazed roof. Stone-vaulted at north end.

Listing NGR: NZ2735242565

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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