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13 and 14, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Middleham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6776 / 54°40'39"N

Longitude: -1.487 / 1°29'13"W

OS Eastings: 433177

OS Northings: 531514

OS Grid: NZ331315

Mapcode National: GBR LG1B.VZ

Mapcode Global: WHD69.4P5F

Entry Name: 13 and 14, High Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Last Amended: 30 August 2007

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112218

Location: Bishop Middleham, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bishop Middleham

Built-Up Area: Bishop Middleham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

BISHOP MIDDLEHAM

1403/7/12 HIGH STREET
14-JUN-88 (North side)
13 AND 14

(Formerly listed as:
HIGH STREET
12 AND 14
THE COTTAGE)

II
House and 2 cottages, one now united with house. Early C18 with C19
alterations.

MATERIALS: Painted rough render with painted ashlar dressings; boulder
plinth on right return. The roof has French tiles with stone gable copings and
rendered and brick chimneys.

EXTERIOR: 2-storey range with 5 first floor windows. There is a 3-bay house at the left with a renewed central door in the panelled reveals of a flat Tuscan door case with a prominent cornice. c. 1900 square ground-floor bay
windows with 4 front lights and one in each return, under top cornices. All
of the windows have glazing bars and the 3 first-floor sashes have projecting sills. Attached to the 3-bay house there are 2 single bay cottages with similar
sashes in the centre of each one-bay cottage and paired central doors (the left 3-panel) with overnights. The steeply pitched roof has right end gable coping on moulded kneelers, which supports a banded and rendered end chimney. There is a banded brick chimney at the left end and at the right of the third bay. The right return has a small, renewed first-floor window and a single throughstone in the gable peak.

INTERIOR: Not inspected

REASON FOR DESIGNATION DECISION: These C18 townhouses are designated for the following principal reasons:

* They display a good survival of historic fabric
* Externally they are intact and possess much character
* Two different forms of early C18 town house building are present

Listing NGR: NZ3317731513

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