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St Cuthbert's Society, Durham

Description: St Cuthbert's Society

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110491

OS Grid Reference: NZ2729941844
OS Grid Coordinates: 427299, 541844
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7708, -1.5772

Location: S Bailey, Durham DH1 3EF

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3EF

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Listing Text

NZ 2741 NW
16/467 No. 12
6/5/52 (St. Cuthbert's Society)


2 houses now in single occupation as college. C17 right house, early C19
left. Painted render with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof with rendered
chimneys and stone gable copings. 3 storeys. Right house 6 irregular bays.
5-panel door in deep reveal and shouldered architrave in circa 1900 doorcase
of large bracketed shell hood on Ionic pilasters; initials I W I in
tympanum. 5 ground-floor sash windows with glazing bars and stone cills.
Similar sash above and a 2-light casement; small sash under eaves. Steeply-
pitched roof with flat kneelers and end chimneys. 3-gabled rear elevation,
the outer gables ashlar. Left house has 6-panel door at right and 3 renewed
ground-floor sashes with glazing bars. Late C19 sashes above.

Interior: massive full-height open-well stair with closed string, twist
balusters, wide handrail and square newels with renewed ball finials. 2-panelled
hall doors, in bolection architraves on ground floor: one-with terms carrying
sheaves of corn, the other with lion masks.

Listing NGR: NZ2729941844

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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