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Latitude: 54.7723 / 54°46'20"N
Longitude: -1.5778 / 1°34'40"W
OS Eastings: 427259
OS Northings: 542008
OS Grid: NZ272420
Mapcode National: GBR KFF8.62
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.Q9WV
Entry Name: Chorister School
Listing Date: 6 May 1952
Last Amended: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120693
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110137
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 FRAHWLLGATE THE COLLEGE
NZ 2742 SW and NZ 2741 NW (West side)
14 and 16/89 No. 10 (Chorister School)
6/5/52 (formerly listed as house
adjoining The Diocesan
Board of Finance Office)
House. Medieval with C17 and C18 alterations. Coursed squared sandstone with
ashlar dressings; brick section at right; Welsh slate roof with brick chimney.
3 storeys, 4 irregular bays. 6-panelled door in Gibbs surround in third bay
flanked by sash windows in plain stone surrounds. Similar surrounds to sashes
at left. Tripartite sash above door has 3 relieving arches. 4 small sashes on
second floor have flat stone lintels and projecting painted stone sills. Stone
brackets support wooden gutter. Hipped roof has left end brick chimney, partly
rendered. Painted coat of arms over door. Gas lamp on wrought-iron bracket at
left of door.
Interior: very wide panelled hall contains cut-string open-well stair with ramped,
moulded handrail on turned balusters which have plinths sloped following angle
of stair, ramped panelled dado, wide wreath and curtail and some panelled square
newels re-used; Hall ceiling has much C18 stucco decoration, with dentilled
cornice and reeded circular panels.
Listing NGR: NZ2731142149
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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