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8, the College, Durham

Description: 8, the College

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110133

OS Grid Reference: NZ2730041977
OS Grid Coordinates: 427300, 541977
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7720, -1.5772

Location: S Bailey, Durham DH1 3EQ

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3EQ

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Listing Text

NZ 2741 NW (South side, off)

16/85 No. 8 (formerly listed
6/5/52 as house adjoining
the Song School)


Original use not known; now house. Medieval with alterations. Sandstone, some
coursed and squared, and some rubble, with ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof
with brick chimneys. 2 storeys and attics, 4 wide bays. Entrance in adjacent
gable of No. 7 at left. 3 wide double-chamfered, 2-centred arches on 2 round
columns and octagonal corbel at right. Left bay has 2 superimposed relieving
arches. Renewed boarded door at left has overlight and flat stone lintel.
Arches filled with snecked masonry and renewed windows. Rear has horizontal
sliding sash with wide glazing bars on ground floor. Interior: stop-chamfered
arched tie-beams with end and central peg-holes; ceiled immediately above.

Listing NGR: NZ2725841971

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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