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58 and 60, Bondgate Within, Alnwick

Description: 58 and 60, Bondgate Within

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 235635

OS Grid Reference: NU1863713390
OS Grid Coordinates: 418637, 613390
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4141, -1.7072

Location: Narrowgate, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1JD

Locality: Alnwick
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 1JD

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Nos 58 and 60
NU 1813 SE 1/26 20.2.52.
Said to have been originally built from stone taken from the 1st Abbey burnt in
the C12. Probably mediaeval in basic structure but very much altered. C16 or
C17 as it is now with later alterations. Two storeys with steep pitched slate
roof and 2 brick chimneys, one in centre (formerly with gigantic breast), one to
right. No 58 has 2 windows, C19 glazing bar sashes, with a rendered front; No
60 rubble built, a modern casement to left and a blind window to right with Percy
Crescent and Lion under a Tudor label. Shop front to No 58 has carved fascia scrolls
and doorway set between windows; No 60 has smaller 2 light shop window with door
to right and bracketted fascia. To right of this is doorway to throughpassage
in which on the east wall is built a de Vesci shield (with a cross patonce); the
throughpassage terminates in an old, now rendered, round headed arch. In the wall
of a former hatter's shop at the rear of the premises are a mediaeval corbel head
and a shaft ring.

Listing NGR: NU1865013409

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Source: English Heritage

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