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Latitude: 54.7835 / 54°47'0"N
Longitude: -1.5628 / 1°33'46"W
OS Eastings: 428212
OS Northings: 543267
OS Grid: NZ282432
Mapcode National: GBR KFJ4.F1
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.Y1Y6
Entry Name: Great Gateway to Kepier Hospital (That Part Within the City of Durham)
Listing Date: 19 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121391
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110430
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Belmont
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PROVIDENCE ROW
NZ 24 SE (North end, off)
4/374 Great Gateway to
19/2/70 Kepier Hospital
(that part within
the City of Durham)
Hospital gatehouse. C14. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings;
pantiled roof, with stone gable copings and brick chimneys. T-plan. 2
storeys, 3 bays. Central 2-centred arch on shafts has drip string with blind
quatrefoil frieze above; 2-centred-arched window above with casements under
dripmould; top string to second storey under gable. Buttresses with plinths
and offsets flank arch. Left bay has renewed boarded door under stone lintel
with blocked small window immediately above; chamfered lintel to small first
floor window. Right bay has small elliptical-headed opening on ground floor
and small square casement above. Cyma-moulded plinth of buttresses continues
along part of right bay. Gateway has 2 quadripartite vaults on corbels, and
central arch; bosses eroded and missing; small openings to side walls. Rear
elevation has polygonal stair turret to north of arch; stone stair to first-
floor Tudor-arched doorway; carved kneeler on north gable.
Interior shows segmental-headed fireplace in north room; double-chamfered
arch on responds in south room; some 2-centred-arched doorways in upper rooms;
part of spiral stair in turret. Stonework heavily eroded.
A scheduled ancient monument.
Listing NGR: NZ2821043260
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