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Latitude: 54.772 / 54°46'19"N
Longitude: -1.5766 / 1°34'35"W
OS Eastings: 427333
OS Northings: 541983
OS Grid: NZ273419
Mapcode National: GBR KFF8.G4
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.RBF1
Entry Name: 6, the College
Listing Date: 6 May 1952
Last Amended: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110131
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE COLLEGE
NZ 2741 NW (South side)
16/83 No. 6 (formerly listed
6/5/52 as house adjoining
the Song School)
Granary, later prebendal house. Medieval with C17 and C18 alterations. Roughly-
squared coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof not visible; brick chimney.
Basement and 2 storeys; 7 bays. 5 bays flanked by buttresses with offsets; 2
right bays contain wide segmental basement arch. Main block has doorway with
shouldered lintel, and blocked arch of thin stones, in basement. 2 flights of
wide steps up to third-bay 6-panel door in wide architrave with prominent cornice.
Sashes with glazing bars have flat stone lintels and flat stone sills. Roll-
moulded parapet. Moulded round rainwater heads and lugged drainpipe fixings.
Wrought-iron bracket to right of door holds round gas lamp with gablets over vents
and conical top. Wrought-iron handrails with some water-leaf decoration.
Interior: basement has chamfered corbel course supporting barrel vault. Inserted
walls may hide original columns. Ground floor has panelled room with Tuscan
pilasters; bar-stopped chamfers on moulded beams; flat-Tudor-arched chimney piece.
Dog-leg stair at right, with single lower flight, has open string, ramped moulded
wreathed handrail on slender turned balusters and column newel at curtail; plain
dado. Panelled room also on first floor.
Listing NGR: NZ2734341980
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