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Cosin's Almshouses

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7743 / 54°46'27"N

Longitude: -1.5754 / 1°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 427414

OS Northings: 542234

OS Grid: NZ274422

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.QB

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S809

Entry Name: Cosin's Almshouses

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110416

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

Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/02/2017

NZ 2742 SW
14/361

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE
PALACE GREEN (East side)
Cosin's Almshouses

(Formerly listed as Almshouses Restaurant, previously listed as Old Museum)

6/5/52

GV II

Former almshouses. 1668 by Longstaffe for Bishop Cosin. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof with stone gable copings. Two storeys, five bays. Central renewed door in stop-chamfered Tudor-arched surround under high label mould. Double-chamfered surrounds, most renewed, and stone mullions to three-light ground floor and two-light first floor windows. Renewed inscription over door with painted arms.

Interior: first floor removed in C19.

Listing NGR: NZ2741442234

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

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