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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: BISHOP COSIN'S HALL

List entry Number: 1121384

Location

BISHOP COSIN'S HALL, PALACE GREEN

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: II*

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110414

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History

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Details

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

14/359 Bishop Cosin's Hall 6/5/52 GV II*

House, originally Archdeacons's Inn, later university hall of residence. Circa 1700. Brick of varied English garden wall bond, with rendered brick and painted ashlar dressings; stone flagged roof; banded brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 7 bays. Double half-glazed door in third bay in large elaborate case: panelled curved reveal to door under rococo shell in round arch; this flanked by fluted Ionic pilasters supporting entablatures with leaf-carved pulvinated frieze; from these spring a high segmental modillioned arch, its tympanum filled with leaf carving. Sash windows with fine glazing bars have shaped brick aprons and projecting stone sills, and stone-keyed flat brick arches. Parapet has flat stone coping. Darker brick at floor levels. 4 transverse ridge chimneys. Round cast-iron tie-ends. Sun and Phoenix insurance plaques.

Interior converted to flats; central stair has winders and long landings; balustrade renewed. Some 2-panelled doors with architraves.

Listing NGR: NZ2742742266

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27427 42266

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