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Description: 3, the College
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110127
OS Grid Reference: NZ2739541990
OS Grid Coordinates: 427395, 541990
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7721, -1.5757
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE COLLEGE
NZ 2741 NW (East side)
16/79 No. 3 (formerly listed
6/5/52 as houseadjoining cottage)
First use not known. Now house. Medieval site; present building may incorporate
medieval fabric, but largely C18 with C19 alterations. Sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings; coursed squared sandstone canted bay; rendered part at right;
Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 2 storeys and attic; 4 bays. Side steps
up to 6-panelled door and patterned overlight in second-bay slender doorcase with
bracketed hood. Flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills to sashes with
glazing bars in first bay, above door and on first floor in right end bays.
Boarded door in centre of right end bay has horizontal sliding sashes at left and
sash with vertical glazing bars at right. Third bay contains prominent 2-storey
canted projection with stone-mullioned-and-transomed windows, floor and parapet
strings, steeply-coped parapet. Roof has 3-light square-headed dormer.
Interior: open-string dog-leg stair has ramped moulded handrail on column
balusters, 2 per tread, with rectangular newel and curtail but no wreath.
Patterned tread ends except where not easily seen. Gothic-style alcoves. Barrel-
vaulted cellars with drain to street in cobbled floor.
Listing NGR: NZ2739541990
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Source: English Heritage
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