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36-40, Priestpopple, Hexham

Description: 36-40, Priestpopple

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 239201

OS Grid Reference: NY9379663988
OS Grid Coordinates: 393796, 563988
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9705, -2.0984

Location: 40 B6305, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1PQ

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 1PQ

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Listing Text

1. (North Side)
Nos 36 to 40 (even)
NY 9363 2/321


Dated 1776. 3 storeys. 2 windows on 2nd floor, 3 on 1st floor. Coursed dressed
rubble with quoins, lintels etc. Late glazed sash windows. 2 modern shop
fronts (Nos 36 and 40) with a central through passage. Shop front to No 40
late C19 - 3 fascia brackets, partly fluted colonettes to plate glass windows,
recessed door to left. 1st floor central lintel has "M.A." over "1776" carved
upon it. Lintel at rear of through passage has a mediaeval corbel head of
a lady built in above it. [? possibly from the Lavatorium of Hexham Priory].
Tumbled brick in verge at rear to east.

Nos 14 to 48 (even) and Orchard House form a group, of which Nos 14 to 18, 26 to 34
and 42 to 46 and 44A are of local interest.

Listing NGR: NY9379663988

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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