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Register House

A Grade II Listed Building in Northallerton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.339 / 54°20'20"N

Longitude: -1.4329 / 1°25'58"W

OS Eastings: 436970

OS Northings: 493859

OS Grid: SE369938

Mapcode National: GBR LLF8.LC

Mapcode Global: WHD81.Y6VJ

Entry Name: Register House

Listing Date: 9 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332858

Location: Northallerton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, DL6

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Northallerton

Built-Up Area: Northallerton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Northallerton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NORTHALLERTON ZETLAND STREET
SE 3693-3793
(north side)
7/64
Register House
9.12.69
GV II
Registry and court house, now offices. 1736, with later alterations. Red brick
in Flemish bond, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 3 x 3 bays with contemporary rear
service wing. Original front, facing west towards the High Street: on ground
floor, central doorway, now partly blocked to form a sash window with glazing
bars, has painted ashlar surround with large raised quoins and large tripartite
keystone. Brickwork offset above ground floor. first floor: sash windows with
glazing bars with projecting ashlar sills and flat arches with keystones. Second
floor: half-size 6-pane sash windows matching those on first floor. Dentilled
cornice. Hipped roof. Left return: round-arched staircase sash window with
glazing bars, radial at top. Right return: as west front and with C19 flat-roofed
ashlar porch added when Zetland Street opened in mid C19; 2 ridge stacks. Single-
storey rear service range (later raised to 2 storeys) has ashlar quoined door
surround with keystone. This was one of only 4 deeds registries set up nationally
under an Act of Parliament in 1735. In 1785 the Registry moved to a new Court
House designed by John Carr, and since demolished. This building originally had
its access through an elegant gateway, now demolished, on the High Street.
C J Davison Ingledew, History and Antiquities of Northallerton (1858), pp 302-307;
Rev J L Saywell, The History and Annals of Northallerton (1885), pp 119, 137,
viii-ix.


Listing NGR: SE3697093859

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