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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: GREAT GATEWAY TO KEPIER HOSPITAL (THAT PART WITHIN THE CITY OF DURHAM)

List entry Number: 1121391

Location

GREAT GATEWAY TO KEPIER HOSPITAL (THAT PART WITHIN THE CITY OF DURHAM), PROVIDENCE ROW

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

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary Authority
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityBelmont

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1970

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110430

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PROVIDENCE ROW NZ 24 SE (North end, off)

4/374 Great Gateway to 19/2/70 Kepier Hospital (that part within the City of Durham)

GV I

Hospital gatehouse. C14. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; pantiled roof, with stone gable copings and brick chimneys. T-plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central 2-centred arch on shafts has drip string with blind quatrefoil frieze above; 2-centred-arched window above with casements under dripmould; top string to second storey under gable. Buttresses with plinths and offsets flank arch. Left bay has renewed boarded door under stone lintel with blocked small window immediately above; chamfered lintel to small first floor window. Right bay has small elliptical-headed opening on ground floor and small square casement above. Cyma-moulded plinth of buttresses continues along part of right bay. Gateway has 2 quadripartite vaults on corbels, and central arch; bosses eroded and missing; small openings to side walls. Rear elevation has polygonal stair turret to north of arch; stone stair to first- floor Tudor-arched doorway; carved kneeler on north gable.

Interior shows segmental-headed fireplace in north room; double-chamfered arch on responds in south room; some 2-centred-arched doorways in upper rooms; part of spiral stair in turret. Stonework heavily eroded.

A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2821043260

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National Grid Reference: NZ 28212 43266

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