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Description: Former Grammar School (University Police Office)
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110415
OS Grid Reference: NZ2741842252
OS Grid Coordinates: 427418, 542252
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7744, -1.5753
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PALACE GREEN
NZ 2742 SW (East side)
14/360 Former grammar school
6/5/52 (University Police
Office) (formerly listed
as Old Museum)
Grammar school, now university police office; left wing of almshouse block.
1668 by Longstaffe for Bishop Cosin. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
dressings; roof of stone flags with stone gable coping. Tudor style. One
storey and attic; one gabled bay and narrow entrance bay at right. Renewed
studded and partly-glazed panelled door in flat Tudor-arched surround with
label mould. Renewed double-chamfered surrounds to 2 ground floor cross
windows and 3-light attic window, with stone mullions. Gable coping on
moulded kneelers. Commemorative panel with coat of arms and eroded
inscription under attic window.
Listing NGR: NZ2741842212
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Source: English Heritage
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