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Market Cross (Barnard Castle)

The Market Cross is a historic structure in the County Durham.

It is a two storey building at the central street junction and dates from 1747.

There is a colonnaded ground floor and an enclosed upper storey. The slate roof is crowned by a bell tower and a gilded weather vane, with two bullet holes from 1804.

It has been used as a butter market, Town Hall, lock-up, court room and fire station.

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