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Almshouses Restaurant, Durham

Description: Almshouses Restaurant

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110416

OS Grid Reference: NZ2741442234
OS Grid Coordinates: 427414, 542234
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7743, -1.5754

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 (East side)

14/361 Almshouses Restaurant
6/5/52 (formerly listed as
Old Museum)


Alsmhouses, now restaurant. 1668 by Longstaffe for Bishop Cosin. Coursed
squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof with stone gable
copings. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Central renewed door in stop-chamfered Tudor-
arched surround under high label mould. Double-chamfered surrounds, most
renewed, and stone mullions to 3-light ground floor and 2-light first floor
windows. Renewed inscription over door with painted arms.

Interior: first floor removed in C19.

Listing NGR: NZ2741442234

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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