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New Markets with Left Entrance and Rooms Above

A Grade II Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7772 / 54°46'37"N

Longitude: -1.576 / 1°34'33"W

OS Eastings: 427372

OS Northings: 542559

OS Grid: NZ273425

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.L9

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R6Q2

Entry Name: New Markets with Left Entrance and Rooms Above

Listing Date: 19 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110283

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NW
9/231
19.2.70

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE
MARKET PLACE
(West side)

New markets with left
entrance and rooms above

GV
II

Covered market and entrance bay. 1851 by P.C. Hardwick, for Durham Markets
Co. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof of large Welsh
slates. Tudor style. 3 storeys and attic, one bay. Wide Tudor arch under
frieze with blind quatrefoil decoration. Stone mullioned-and-transomed windows
above, 3-light on first and second floor with relieving arches, and 2-light
in attic under gable on moulded kneelers with top fleur-de-lis finial.

Interior: slender Tuscan cast iron columns support pierced beams and slender
tied trusses, with glazed roof. Stone-vaulted at north end.

Listing NGR: NZ2737242559

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