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The Grey Tower, Durham

Description: The Grey Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110342

OS Grid Reference: NZ2679242990
OS Grid Coordinates: 426792, 542990
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7811, -1.5850

Location: N Road, Durham DH1 4RR

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 4RR

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SE (East side)

4/290 The Grey Tower


House, possibly lodge. Late C18/early C19, possibly incorporating an earlier
house. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings; roof not
visible. L-plan. 3 storeys, 2 bays. North elevation has entrance tower
set back at right; 2-centred-arched head to partly-glazed ledged boarded door
in double-chamfered surround under dripmould. Slit on each floor above,
blocked on first; corbelled battlemented parapet. Flat stone lintels and
flat stone sills to 2-light casements in left 2 bays under projecting
battlemented parapet. One-storey, one-bay left extension has inserted bow
window. South elevation has label moulds over 2-light casements and flat-
coped parapet.

Listing NGR: NZ2679242990

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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