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Latitude: 54.7756 / 54°46'32"N
Longitude: -1.5745 / 1°34'28"W
OS Eastings: 427470
OS Northings: 542384
OS Grid: NZ274423
Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.XV
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S7F8
Entry Name: Department of Archaeology
Listing Date: 30 April 1971
Last Amended: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322896
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110451
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE
NZ 2742 SW
Nos. 45 and 46
listed as University
lecture rooms,Nos. 46
House. Incorporates part of North Gate of castle; now university department.
medieval gate; C17 house with early C19 alterations. Gate: coursed squared
sandstone. Incised stucco with painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof.
3 storeys, 2 wide bays and 2-storey narrow third bay. Renewed double door in
deep reveal at left of second bay; early C19 9-panel double door in right end
bay, with patterned overlight, in deep panelled reveal of narrow doorcase with
corner paterae. Sash windows with glazing bars, 3 on ground floor renewed;
projecting stone sill to window in right bay; second floor sill band; wide
first-floor band, possibly altered shop fascia. Steeply-pitched roof.
Interior: fragments of barbican of North Gate can be seen in several basement
cupboards and rooms: 3 and 4 chamfered courses of plinth, and several courses
of masonry. C17 closed-string open-well stair through 4 floors has wide moulded
handrail on graduated barley-sugar twist balusters and square panelled newels;
handrail moulding continuous with newel caps. Secondary stair of early C19
type in right end bay. Graded for North Gate and for staircase.
Source: F.F. Johnson, Historic Staircases in Durham City. Durham 1970.
Listing NGR: NZ2747042384
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