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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WALLS ATTACHED TO NUMBERS 12 TO 15

List entry Number: 1120695

Location

WALLS ATTACHED TO NUMBERS 12 TO 15, THE COLLEGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110140

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE COLLEGE NZ 2742 SW (west end, off)

14/354 Walls attached to Nos. 12-15

GV I

Castle walls. C12, possibly incorporating earlier fabric. High wall with flat wide buttresses and round-arched opening of Lying House (q.v. in The Colleg), and slit openings of 'soldiers' walk' - an intra-mural passage allowing separate access along wall without entering Priory garden. Also incorporates the only visible remains of the Priory infirmary, now demolished above ground level except for a wall incorporated in the stables north of the Lying House. Similarly- buttressed high stretch of wall extends northwards from west range of the castle.

Listing NGR: NZ2725442112

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27261 42110

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