ABBEY HOUSE (DEPARTMENT OF THEOLOGY)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121387

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Statutory Address: ABBEY HOUSE (DEPARTMENT OF THEOLOGY), PALACE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address: ABBEY HOUSE (DEPARTMENT OF THEOLOGY), 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 27421 42190

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Details

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

14/364 Abbey House 6/5/52 (Department of Theology)

GV II

House, now university department. Includes former Abbey Cottage, Dun Cow Lane. Late C17 early/18 century, incorporating earlier fragments. Sandstone ashlar front, rendered right return to Dun Cow Lane and brick rear and left gables; Welsh slate roof with brick chimney and stone right gable coping. Basement, 3 storeys and attics; 5 bays. Central 6-panel door in stone architrave; 3-pane overlight under cornice resting on paired carved brackets. Flat stone lintels and flat stone sills to renewed sashes with glazing bars in wide boxes. Parapet has cyma-moulded coping. Left return has shaped gable with brick coping and end chimney; right return has earlier stone wall revealed with round-headed blocked door; irregular-block right jamb. Shaped rear gable has pilastered chimney.

Interior: panelled entrance hall dado with ramped rail; similar dado on stair, with 2 column balusters per tread and fluted rectangular newels, the topmost with leaf-carved panel, supporting ramped grip handrail. Block tread ends. Main ground-floor room panelled. Rear brick addition not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2742542191

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Legacy System number: 110419

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