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Market Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shap, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5297 / 54°31'47"N

Longitude: -2.6769 / 2°40'36"W

OS Eastings: 356289

OS Northings: 515150

OS Grid: NY562151

Mapcode National: GBR 9JR1.7Z

Mapcode Global: WH81Y.VDGS

Entry Name: Market Hall

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74173

Location: Shap, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Shap

Built-Up Area: Shap

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Shap with Swindale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SHAP MAIN STREET
NY 5614/5 (West side), Shap

27/158 Market Hall

6.2.68
GV II*

Market Hall, now library; c.1687, when market charter obtained by Philip, Lord
Wharton. Later additions and alterations. Coursed rubble with quoins. Hipped,
graduated slate roofs with stone ridges. 2 low storeys, 4 bays overall. 3-bay
arcade to both south and east-sides: Semicircular arches carried on squat
columns; lower sections now blocked and arch-heads glazed (all diamond-leaded,
the majority with panes set at differing angles). 3 small semicircular-headed
recesses above on south side. 2 similar recesses, with blocked circular opening
between, on east side. Studded plank door on east side of lower lean-to
adjoining north end. Central gabled projection on east side of roof has
rectangular recess at front and louvres to sides. Diagonally-set stack, with
domical cap, to roof ridge.


Listing NGR: NY5628915150

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