DEPARTMENT OF PALAEOGRAPHY AND DIPLOMATIC

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120689

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: DEPARTMENT OF PALAEOGRAPHY AND DIPLOMATIC, 5, THE COLLEGE

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Location

Statutory Address: DEPARTMENT OF PALAEOGRAPHY AND DIPLOMATIC, 5, THE COLLEGE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 27366 41980

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE COLLEGE NZ 2741 NW (West side)

16/81 No. 5 (Department of 6/5/52 Palaeography and Diplomatic) (formerly listed as the Song School)

GV II

House, now university department. Possibly medieval fabric; early C19 refenestration and internal alterations. Sandstone, eroded and partly obscured by mortar, with some quoins and brick insertions; ashlar dressings in brick parts; Lakeland slate roof with brick chimneys. L-plan. Basement, and 3 storeys; 3 bays in left projecting part and 4 bays at right. Steps up to Tuscan doorcase, with 6-panel door, in first of set-back bays. Sash windows with fine glazing bars have flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills. Snecked sandstone parapet has flat stone coping. Hipped roofs.

Interior: 6-panel doors with fine beads on panels, window shutters, moulded cornices in some rooms. Open-string stair has shaped tread ends, wreathed handrail, curtail, square balusters. Barrel-vaulted rear basement.

Listing NGR: NZ2737241982

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110129

Legacy System: LBS

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