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The Grove (Durham School Bursar's Office and Common Room)

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7721 / 54°46'19"N

Longitude: -1.5824 / 1°34'56"W

OS Eastings: 426963

OS Northings: 541993

OS Grid: NZ269419

Mapcode National: GBR KFD8.63

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.N9PY

Entry Name: The Grove (Durham School Bursar's Office and Common Room)

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110435

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 Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE QUARRYHEADS LANE
NZ 24 SE and NZ 2642 SE (East side)

4 and 13/380 The Grove (Durham
6/5/52 School Bursar's office
and Common Room)

GV II

House, now part of school. C17 and C18. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
dressings; rear wing rubble below, brick above. Welsh slate roof with flat
stone gable copings; fishscale pattern on rear wing; brick chimneys. 2 storeys,
3 bays. Central renewed door in C19 gabled porch has surround of chamfered
keyed voussoirs and alternate-block jambs. Similar surrounds to first floor
windows with projecting stone sills; all sashes, 2 with glazing bars; ground
floor projecting square bays inserted. Roof has moulded kneelers and 3 ridge
chimneys. Rear wing has steeply-pitched roof.

Historical note: the home of the actor Stephen Kemble in the early C19.


Listing NGR: NZ2696341993

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