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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
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
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)
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
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