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Description: 69, Claypath
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110119
OS Grid Reference: NZ2762342672
OS Grid Coordinates: 427623, 542672
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7782, -1.5721
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE CLAYPATH
NZ 2742 NE (South side)
10/71 No. 69
Mechanics' Institute, now saleroom. 1841 by Ignatius Bonomi and J.A. Cory.
Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays defined by pilasters
with flat rustications on first floor: ground floor completely rusticated but
for cellar plinth. Panelled double door and overlight in right bay, flanking
boot-scraper niches in plinth (scrapers missing). Sash windows with glazing bars
in plain reveals, breaking band on ground floor and architrave at top entablature.
First-floor sill band and prominent eaves cornice. Stone gable copings and
gable end chimneys.
Interior has main first floor hall with moulded egg-and-dart cornice, moulded
cases to ceiling beams on triglyph bracketed pilasters, ornamented roses and small
gallery at street end.
Listing NGR: NZ2762342672
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Source: English Heritage
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