History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Former Grammar School (University Police Office)

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

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7744 / 54°46'28"N

Longitude: -1.5753 / 1°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 427418

OS Northings: 542252

OS Grid: NZ274422

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.R8

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S815

Entry Name: Former Grammar School (University Police Office)

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110415

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

Find accommodation in
Durham

Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PALACE GREEN
NZ 2742 SW (East side)

14/360 Former grammar school
6/5/52 (University Police
Office) (formerly listed
as Old Museum)

GV II

Grammar school, now university police office; left wing of almshouse block.
1668 by Longstaffe for Bishop Cosin. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
dressings; roof of stone flags with stone gable coping. Tudor style. One
storey and attic; one gabled bay and narrow entrance bay at right. Renewed
studded and partly-glazed panelled door in flat Tudor-arched surround with
label mould. Renewed double-chamfered surrounds to 2 ground floor cross
windows and 3-light attic window, with stone mullions. Gable coping on
moulded kneelers. Commemorative panel with coat of arms and eroded
inscription under attic window.


Listing NGR: NZ2741842212

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.