© Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
15-18 MARKET PLACE (north side)
BISHOP AUCKLAND, WEAR VALLEY, DURHAM
Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
03 April 2001
21 April 1952
Date of last amendment:
23 May 1994
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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.