An exterior view of houses on the west side of the College, with St Mary's College, now known as the Chorister School, in the background

Date:
1942
Location:
Chorister School, 10 The College, County Durham
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St Mary's College, 9 The College, County Durham
Chorister School, 9 The College, County Durham
Wall with Archway in front of No. 9, The College, County Durham
Reference:
AA42/06015
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

St Mary's College was formerly a prebendal house, and is now a school. it has medieval fabric with alterations made in the 17th and 18th centuries. The main house has three storeys and five windows with towers at each corner. The arch in the foreground is part of a garden wall with medieval, 17th and 18th century material. The wall may have formerly been part of a building. Behind the arch is a stepped gable, part of the Chorister School. To the right is No. 10, a three storey section of the Chorister School.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Medieval Clergy House, Uncertain School, Medieval Arch