PEMBERTON BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121386

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: PEMBERTON BUILDINGS, PALACE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address: PEMBERTON BUILDINGS, PALACE GREEN

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 27416 42210

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PALACE GREEN NZ 2742 SW (East side)

14/363 Pemberton Buildings

GV II

University union and lecture rooms. Dated 1929 on rainwater heads; by W.D. Caroe. Snecked stone with ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. Double-span. Tudor and C17 styles. 3-storey, one-bay tower at left; 2 storeys, 6 bays at right. Entrance tower has 4-leaf door in Tudor arch; square surround has carved spandrels, raised central panel with University arms flanked by carved bands. 4 lights in panel above with cornice and carved cresting; obelisk finials on flanking pilasters. Shallow 3-light canted window in set-back top storey under battlemented parapet.

6-bay section has ashlar ground floor; bays 2 and 5 project under gabled dormers and have 2-light mullioned and transomed ground-floor and tall first- floor windows with 2 transoms. Similar style windows fill other bays, those on first floor without transoms and set back between Tuscan half- and quarter- columns, supporting cyma-moulded cornice. All windows leaded casements. Right return has 2 shaped gables and dated rainwater heads.

Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2741742210

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110418

Legacy System: LBS

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