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59 and 59a, Galgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.546 / 54°32'45"N

Longitude: -1.9214 / 1°55'17"W

OS Eastings: 405181

OS Northings: 516754

OS Grid: NZ051167

Mapcode National: GBR HH0W.T4

Mapcode Global: WHB4D.GZ8T

Entry Name: 59 and 59a, Galgate

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Last Amended: 28 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388682

Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barnard Castle

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


770-1/4/54 (South East side)
24/02/50 Nos.59 AND 59A
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Caroline Grove (59))


Pair of houses, formerly part of larger house. 1760 with C19
alterations. Rough render with ashlar dressings; roof of stone
slates and Welsh slate with stone ridge and gable copings and
rendered chimneys.
2 storeys; 4-window range, with outer gabled bays; left gable
is No.59A. 6-panel doors at right of left gable and under
third window, the left with overlight in keyed round-headed
surround with imposts, the right in plain stone surround with
hood. Paired C19 windows on ground and first floors in left
gable have 8-pane sashes, stop-chamfered stone mullions and
flat stone lintels, and projecting stone sills. Single 12-pane
sash in gable peak has flat stone lintel and projecting stone
Lower 2-bay central section has stone-mullioned canted bay
window with low-pitched hipped roof at left; first-floor
18-pane sashes with flat stone lintels and projecting stone
sills above that and door, and keyed round-arched stair sash
window at right with imposts and arched glazing bars. Right
gabled bay, lower than the left gable, has canted stone bay
with glazing bars and hipped roof, and 18-pane sash above.
Left gable has stone coping on moulded kneelers; low-pitched
right gable has stone coping, moulded kneelers, and ball
finial. Roof has tall, wide, rendered end stacks.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: this was part of the home of William Hutchinson,
historian of County Durham, in the C18.

Listing NGR: NZ0518116754

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