Description: The Black Bull
Date Listed: 9 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 332816
OS Grid Reference: SE3690093958
OS Grid Coordinates: 436900, 493958
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3399, -1.4339
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NORTHALLERTON HIGH STREET
7/22 Nos 100 and 101 (The
9.12.69 (formerly listed as No 100
(premises occupied by
Merioncraft) and No 101
(The Black Bull Inn))
Coaching inn, now inn and shop. Mid-late C18 with later alterations. Brown brick:
in English garden wall bond, partly painted; Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 7 bays;
3 rear wings. No 100 occupies the first two bays and is of painted brick, with
C20 shop front on ground floor, 4-pane sash windows on first floor and smaller 4-
pane sashes with projecting sills on second floor. No 101, ground floor: in 3rd
bay, rusticated quoined segmental-arched carriage opening, in 5th bay, door of 6
fielded panels below blind overlight in ashlar surround with pediment on cavetto
brackets, fluted frieze with paterae, flanked by canted bay windows with 4-pane
sashes and flat lead roofs. First floor: 4-pane sash windows with projecting
ashlar sills and flat arches. Second-floor band of two alternate courses of
projecting bricks. Second floor: smaller 4-pane sash windows with projecting
ashlar sills, their lintels interrupted by dentil eaves band. Decorative cast-iron
rainwater head between 2nd and 3rd bays. Tall brick stacks at ends and between
3rd and 4th bays. The building has three rear wings, the southernmost very long.
This coaching inn received the first London to Edinburgh mail coach in 1785.
Listing NGR: SE3690593968
Source: English Heritage
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