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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1120693



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110137

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DURHAM AND FRAHWLLGATE THE COLLEGE NZ 2742 SW and NZ 2741 NW (West side) 14 and 16/89 No. 10 (Chorister School) 6/5/52 (formerly listed as house adjoining The Diocesan Board of Finance Office)


House. Medieval with C17 and C18 alterations. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; brick section at right; Welsh slate roof with brick chimney. 3 storeys, 4 irregular bays. 6-panelled door in Gibbs surround in third bay flanked by sash windows in plain stone surrounds. Similar surrounds to sashes at left. Tripartite sash above door has 3 relieving arches. 4 small sashes on second floor have flat stone lintels and projecting painted stone sills. Stone brackets support wooden gutter. Hipped roof has left end brick chimney, partly rendered. Painted coat of arms over door. Gas lamp on wrought-iron bracket at left of door.

Interior: very wide panelled hall contains cut-string open-well stair with ramped, moulded handrail on turned balusters which have plinths sloped following angle of stair, ramped panelled dado, wide wreath and curtail and some panelled square newels re-used; Hall ceiling has much C18 stucco decoration, with dentilled cornice and reeded circular panels.

Listing NGR: NZ2731142149

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27259 42008


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