Description: 26, Market Street
Date Listed: 18 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 239185
OS Grid Reference: NY9351764196
OS Grid Coordinates: 393517, 564196
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9723, -2.1028
1. (South West Side)
NY 9364 1/25
Mid C18. 2 storeys and attic. 4 windows. Painted brick with chamfered stone
quoins. Plat bands to ground and 1st floors. Coped verges to slate roof; brick
chimneys with stucco capping. Tall sash windows with rusticated flat arches
and later glazing. 2 hipped gabled dormers with sash windows. Entrance via
annexe to right-recessed with Doric columns. Door has 8 raised and fielded
panels. Quoins to outhouses and stable block to right of entrance. The stables,
offices etc of the house are to the north west forming a small courtyard and
entered from Cowgarth. They are stone built and painted white. The interior
on the ground floor retains on the north side despite modern 'horizontalization'
most of the panelling of the former parlour with a dentil cornice. Later
marble fireplace with a panel above, flanked by fluted Ionic pilasters supporting
pulvinated frieze. Turned bannisters to stairs.
Nos 2 to 26 (even) form a group, of which Nos 2 and 10 to 16 are of local interest.
Listing NGR: NY9359264153
Source: English Heritage
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