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St Chad's College St Chad's College Lightfoot House, Durham

Description: St Chad's College St Chad's College Lightfoot House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110308

OS Grid Reference: NZ2745142103
OS Grid Coordinates: 427451, 542103
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7731, -1.5748

Location: N Bailey, Durham DH1 3RH

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (East side)

14/257 No. 19 (north part)
6/5/52 (St. Chad's College)
(Lightfoot House)


House, now college. Early C18, raised C19. Painted incised stucco with
painted ashlar plinth and dressings. Welsh slate roof with red brick chimneys.
3 storeys and attics, 3 windows. 2 internal steps up to 6-panel door at left
in architrave under deep hood. Projecting stone sills to 2 sashes with glazing
bars on ground floor, 3 late C19 sashes on each upper floor and 2 bargeboarded
gabled dormers with finials. Boot-scraper recess beside door. 2 cellar chutes
with iron grilles.

Interior: open-string stair on lower flights, closed above, has ramped grip
handrail on vase-and-column balusters and pulvinated string; carved tread ends
in lower dog-leg flights; open well above. Newels have moulded pendants;
ramped dado rail.

Listing NGR: NZ2745142103

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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