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Hatfield College Dining-Room Block, Durham

Description: Hatfield College Dining-Room Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 110302

OS Grid Reference: NZ2751242242
OS Grid Coordinates: 427512, 542242
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7743, -1.5738

Location: N Bailey, Durham DH1 3EW

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (East side)

15/250 Hatfield College
19.2.70 dining-room block


House, later inn, now college. C18. Brick with painted ashlar dressings;
graduated Lakeland slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays and 3 in projecting left
wing. 3 steps up to 6-panelled double door in arch under bracketed pediment
in left bay. Large sash window at right, with thin flat stone lintel and
projecting stone sill; 2 smaller sashes above. Left wing has 3 large ground
floor windows and 4 smaller above. All are renewed sashes with glazing bars.
High 5-brick-wide first floor level band; high 2-brick-wide first floor sill
band. Renewed ridge brick chimneys.

Interior has open-string stair with ramped and wreathed handrail on 2 vase
and column balusters per tread; newels are fluted Doric columns. Dining room
has enriched Venetian window case; plaster ceiling cornice and leafy roundels.
Senior common room has shallow bow containing large windows under stucco
decorated fluted segmental ceiling; panelled surround; corniced chimney-piece
of marble in two colours with paterae and fluting.

Listing NGR: NZ2751242242

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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