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Description: Former Writing and Plainsong School
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110417
OS Grid Reference: NZ2741242223
OS Grid Coordinates: 427412, 542223
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7742, -1.5754
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PALACE GREEN
NZ 2742 SW (East side)
14/362 Former writing and
6/5/52 plainsong school
Writing and plainsong school, part of almshouse block, now office. 1668
by Longstaffe for Bishop Cosin. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
dressings; stone-flagged roof with stone gable copings. One storey and
attic; one gabled bay and narrow left entrance bay. Partly-glazed studded
panelled door in flat Tudor-arched surround under high dripmould; 2 ground-
floor cross windows and 3-light attic window have renewed double-chamfered
surrounds and stone mullions. Gable coping rests on moulded kneeler at
left, and is keyed into 1928 building at right. Coat of arms and eroded
scroll beneath attic window.
Listing NGR: NZ2741242223
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Source: English Heritage
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