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Walls Attached to Numbers 12 to 15

A Grade I Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7732 / 54°46'23"N

Longitude: -1.5777 / 1°34'39"W

OS Eastings: 427261

OS Northings: 542111

OS Grid: NZ272421

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.6Q

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.Q9W4

Entry Name: Walls Attached to Numbers 12 to 15

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110140

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

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE COLLEGE
NZ 2742 SW (west end, off)

14/354 Walls attached to
Nos. 12-15

GV I

Castle walls. C12, possibly incorporating earlier fabric. High wall with flat
wide buttresses and round-arched opening of Lying House (q.v. in The Colleg),
and slit openings of 'soldiers' walk' - an intra-mural passage allowing separate
access along wall without entering Priory garden. Also incorporates the only
visible remains of the Priory infirmary, now demolished above ground level
except for a wall incorporated in the stables north of the Lying House. Similarly-
buttressed high stretch of wall extends northwards from west range of the castle.


Listing NGR: NZ2725442112

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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