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Music Library, Durham

Description: Music Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110405

OS Grid Reference: NZ2733842244
OS Grid Coordinates: 427338, 542244
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7744, -1.5765

Location: 1 Duncow Lane, Durham DH1 3RS

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (West side)

14/349 Music Library
6/5/52 (formerly listed as
Union Society)


Diocesan Registry, now university music library. 1820. Coursed squared
sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof, brick chimneys. One
storey, 7 bays and one-bay pent passage entrance bay at right. Central
bay flanked by full-height buttresses, has internal step up to double ledged
boarded door in wide Tudor-arched moulded surround under dripmould. Coat of
arms under stepped drip string at eaves. Buttresses, diagonal at corners,
define bays containing stone mullioned-and-transomed cross windows with
Tudor-arched lights and label moulds. Plinth chamfered at sill level. Eaves
string; battlemented parapet, higher over entrance. Hipped roof has rear
chimneys. Right passage entrance has flat Tudor-arched door in older wall.

Listing NGR: NZ2733842244

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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