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Latitude: 54.6659 / 54°39'57"N
Longitude: -1.6715 / 1°40'17"W
OS Eastings: 421288
OS Northings: 530136
OS Grid: NZ212301
Mapcode National: GBR JGRH.X6
Mapcode Global: WHC52.9Z9G
Entry Name: 15 and 16, Market Place
Listing Date: 21 April 1952
Last Amended: 23 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196608
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385708
Location: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Bishop Auckland
Built-Up Area: Bishop Auckland
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Bishop Auckland
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ2130 MARKET PLACE
634-1/8/66 (North side)
21/04/52 Nos.15 AND 16
(Formerly Listed as:
Shown on OS map as 2 and 3 Park Gate Houses.
2 houses. Early C18, on site of medieval college, with C20
alterations. Painted render with painted ashlar dressings.
Concrete tile roofs with rendered chimneys.
2 storeys, 4 windows to each house, with segmental arched
entrance at left to rear yard. Auckland Castle gateway wall
(qv) breaks forward between 3rd and 4th windows of No.15. Door
surrounds c1700 have lugged architraves with pulvinated
frieze, No.16 with pediment, C18 doors have 4 fielded panels
and 3-pane light inserted in place of top panels. C20
casements with glazing bars, 3 lights on ground floor and 2
above, plus 2 small fixed lights under 5th window. Roof hipped
at right, with end and paired central ridge chimneys.
INTERIOR of No.16 shows renewed close-string stair, and
segmental arches, some blocked, along rear of first floor as
if for connecting corridor.
Listing NGR: NZ2128830136
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