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PEMBERTON BUILDINGS

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.

Name: PEMBERTON BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1121386

Location

PEMBERTON BUILDINGS, PALACE GREEN

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110418

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27416 42210

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