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Description: Dryburn House (Dryburn Hospital Doctors' Residence)
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 110339
OS Grid Reference: NZ2633443859
OS Grid Coordinates: 426334, 543859
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7889, -1.5920
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE NORTH ROAD
NZ 24 SE (West side)
4/287 Dryburn House
19/2/70 (Dryburn Hospital
House, now hospital Doctors' Residence. Early C19 for W.L. Wharton, sheriff
of Durham. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings;
Welsh slate roof with rendered chimneys. 2 storeys, 5 bays, the central 3 in
a shallow bowed projection. Sash windows, some with glazing bars, have
projecting stone lintels and sills; first floor band; deep gutter cornice.
Low-pitched hipped roof of 3 ranges linked at right end has chimneys on rear
of front ridge and on rear ridge. Right return has Tuscan tetrastyle porte-
cochere with half-glazed door with chamfered alternate-block jambs and
voussoirs; similar surround to window above.
Listing NGR: NZ2630843873
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Source: English Heritage
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