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Miners Hall, Durham

Description: Miners Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110438

OS Grid Reference: NZ2662542567
OS Grid Coordinates: 426625, 542567
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7773, -1.5876

Location: Redhills Lane, Durham DH1 4BJ

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 4BJ

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SE
4/383 Miners' Hall


Miners' Association offices. 1913-15 by H.T. Gradon. Bright red brick with
ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; roof not visible. Baroque style.
2 storeys, 17 bays. Segmental pediments over projecting second and third bays
from each end; open pediment over projecting central bay with domed round Ionic
porch; Tuscan order in antis above containing large Venetian window with double
key rising into pediment. All 3 pediments dentilled, the outer ones containing
round windows in swags and scrolls. Rusticated ashlar ground floor has round-
headed windows with impost string and double keys; brick above impost string.
First-floor sashes with glazing bars in architraves with bracketed sills and
cornices. Corner pilasters. Roof balustrade; high central dome on consoles
has top louvred lantern with small swept dome and spike finial.

Interior: square open-well stair with fat turned balusters and wide grip
handrail; stucco ceiling decoration to entrance hall and stairwell. Marble floor.

Listing NGR: NZ2662542567

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Source: English Heritage

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