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Shop with Art Gallery over to North of Town Hall Entrance, Durham

Description: Shop with Art Gallery over to North of Town Hall Entrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110285

OS Grid Reference: NZ2739442575
OS Grid Coordinates: 427394, 542575
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7773, -1.5756

Location: 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)

9/233 Shop with Art Gallery
over to North of
Town Hall entrance


Shop and art gallery. 1852 by P.C. Hardwick. Gallery known as Burlison Art
Gallery from 1899 bequest. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings;
roof of large Welsh slates. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attics, 3 bays.
Tudor-arched entrance at left to covered market. 3 windows of shop at right
have chamfered 2-centred-arched surrounds. Stone mullioned-and-transomed
windows on upper floors, 2-light over arched entrance and 3-light over windows,
have relieving arches; half-dormers contain 3-light windows under gables with
fleur-de-lis finials. Tall, stone-coped polygonal ridge chimneys.

Interior of gallery reached from Town Hall (q.v.) hessian-covered walls and
panelled ceiling with diagonal boards; painted stone-hooded chimney piece
with carved spandrels; linen-fold carving on large door with carved spandrels
and pineapple finials.

Listing NGR: NZ2739442575

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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