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ABBEY HOUSE (DEPARTMENT OF THEOLOGY)

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: ABBEY HOUSE (DEPARTMENT OF THEOLOGY)

List entry Number: 1121387

Location

ABBEY HOUSE (DEPARTMENT OF THEOLOGY), 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: 06-May-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110419

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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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National Grid Reference: NZ 27421 42190

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