List grade: 1
List number: 1201323
Post code: DL12 8ND
Grid ref: NZ0503216327

Market Cross, Barnard Castle


The Market Cross or Butter Market at Barnard Castle was built in 1747 at the expense of Thomas Breaks. During its history the octagonal building has served as farmers' dairy market, Town Hall, court room, lock-up and fire station!  The building is Grade 1 Listed.
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Butter Market, Barnard Castle

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Market Cross, Barnard Castle

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Market Cross

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Market or Butter Cross Barnard Castle from A67 Market Place, Barnard Castle

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MARKET CROSS - Barnard Castle - List Entry
- "Market cross or butter market. At various times also Town Hall, court room, lock-up and fire station. Dated 1747. Built at the expense of Thomas Breaks. Ashlar with roofs of ...

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Image taken from page 75 of 'The Local Historian's Table Book of remarkable occurrences, historical facts, traditions, legendary and descriptive ballads, connected with the Counties of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, and Durham. Historical Division.

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