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Description: The Grove (Durham School Bursar's Office and Common Room)
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110435
OS Grid Reference: NZ2696341993
OS Grid Coordinates: 426963, 541993
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7721, -1.5824
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE QUARRYHEADS LANE
NZ 24 SE and NZ 2642 SE (East side)
4 and 13/380 The Grove (Durham
6/5/52 School Bursar's office
and Common Room)
House, now part of school. C17 and C18. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
dressings; rear wing rubble below, brick above. Welsh slate roof with flat
stone gable copings; fishscale pattern on rear wing; brick chimneys. 2 storeys,
3 bays. Central renewed door in C19 gabled porch has surround of chamfered
keyed voussoirs and alternate-block jambs. Similar surrounds to first floor
windows with projecting stone sills; all sashes, 2 with glazing bars; ground
floor projecting square bays inserted. Roof has moulded kneelers and 3 ridge
chimneys. Rear wing has steeply-pitched roof.
Historical note: the home of the actor Stephen Kemble in the early C19.
Listing NGR: NZ2696341993
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Source: English Heritage
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