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Former Grammar School (University Police Office)

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

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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

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

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Listing Text

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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