FULLING MILL ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120711

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1971

Statutory Address: FULLING MILL ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM, THE BANKS (LEFT BANK OF RIVER WEAR)

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Location

Statutory Address: FULLING MILL ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM, THE BANKS (LEFT BANK OF RIVER WEAR)

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 27221 42103

Summary

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE BANKS NZ 2742 SE (Left bank of River Wear)

14/30 Fulling Mill 30/4/71 Archaeology Museum

GV II

Water mill and house, now museum. C17 and C18, probably incorporating earlier fragments. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; sandstone rubble with brick dressings; dark brick top floor in English garden wall bond (4 or 5 and one); roof pantiled with 4 rows of stone slates at eaves. 3 storeys and attic, 4 bays on north elevation. Mill race under segmental ashlar arch in third bay; boarded door and 2-light window at left under wood lintel; 3-light windows with central casements have elliptical brick arches with brick keys and tile fill; brick jambs in rubble first floor. Hipped roof has slightly-swept eaves; square-headed ridge dormer. Left return has chamfered 2-centred arch at left, with springing of incomplete arch projecting.

Interior: arms of Bishop Langley (1406-1437) in east wall said to have been removed from North Gate. Wide closed-string stair with square newels and varied balusters. House in left rear wing said to contain dog-leg closed string stair with wavy rail and moulded handrail. Source: F.F. Johnson, Historic Staircases of Durham City, Durham 1970.

Listing NGR: NZ2722142103

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110078

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Sources

Books and journals
Johnson, F F , Historic Staircases of Durham City, (1970)

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