Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1120690

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: 6, THE COLLEGE


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Statutory Address: 6, 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 27333 41982


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16/83 No. 6 (formerly listed 6/5/52 as house adjoining the Song School)


Granary, later prebendal house. Medieval with C17 and C18 alterations. Roughly- squared coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof not visible; brick chimney. Basement and 2 storeys; 7 bays. 5 bays flanked by buttresses with offsets; 2 right bays contain wide segmental basement arch. Main block has doorway with shouldered lintel, and blocked arch of thin stones, in basement. 2 flights of wide steps up to third-bay 6-panel door in wide architrave with prominent cornice. Sashes with glazing bars have flat stone lintels and flat stone sills. Roll- moulded parapet. Moulded round rainwater heads and lugged drainpipe fixings. Wrought-iron bracket to right of door holds round gas lamp with gablets over vents and conical top. Wrought-iron handrails with some water-leaf decoration.

Interior: basement has chamfered corbel course supporting barrel vault. Inserted walls may hide original columns. Ground floor has panelled room with Tuscan pilasters; bar-stopped chamfers on moulded beams; flat-Tudor-arched chimney piece. Dog-leg stair at right, with single lower flight, has open string, ramped moulded wreathed handrail on slender turned balusters and column newel at curtail; plain dado. Panelled room also on first floor.

Listing NGR: NZ2734341980


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Legacy System number: 110131

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