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© Mr Alan Bradley LRPS

IoE Number: 385708
Location: 15-18 MARKET PLACE (north side)
  BISHOP AUCKLAND, WEAR VALLEY, DURHAM
Photographer: Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
Date Photographed: 03 April 2001
Date listed: 21 April 1952
Date of last amendment: 23 May 1994
Grade II

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BISHOP AUCKLAND NZ2130 MARKET PLACE 634-1/8/66 (North side) 21/04/52 Nos.15 AND 16 (Formerly Listed as: MARKET PLACE (North side) Nos.15-18 (Consecutive)) GV II 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.

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