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13 and 14, High Street, Bishop Middleham

Description: 13 and 14, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112218

OS Grid Reference: NZ3317731513
OS Grid Coordinates: 433177, 531513
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6776, -1.4870

Location: Bishops Court, Bishop Middleham, Durham DL17 9AT

Locality: Bishop Middleham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 9AT

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Listing Text


1403/7/12 HIGH STREET
14-JUN-88 (North side)
13 AND 14

(Formerly listed as:
12 AND 14

House and 2 cottages, one now united with house. Early C18 with C19

MATERIALS: Painted rough render with painted ashlar dressings; boulder
plinth on right return. The roof has French tiles with stone gable copings and
rendered and brick chimneys.

EXTERIOR: 2-storey range with 5 first floor windows. There is a 3-bay house at the left with a renewed central door in the panelled reveals of a flat Tuscan door case with a prominent cornice. c. 1900 square ground-floor bay
windows with 4 front lights and one in each return, under top cornices. All
of the windows have glazing bars and the 3 first-floor sashes have projecting sills. Attached to the 3-bay house there are 2 single bay cottages with similar
sashes in the centre of each one-bay cottage and paired central doors (the left 3-panel) with overnights. The steeply pitched roof has right end gable coping on moulded kneelers, which supports a banded and rendered end chimney. There is a banded brick chimney at the left end and at the right of the third bay. The right return has a small, renewed first-floor window and a single throughstone in the gable peak.

INTERIOR: Not inspected

REASON FOR DESIGNATION DECISION: These C18 townhouses are designated for the following principal reasons:

* They display a good survival of historic fabric
* Externally they are intact and possess much character
* Two different forms of early C18 town house building are present

Listing NGR: NZ3317731513

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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