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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1311001

Location

7, 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: II*

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110132

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE COLLEGE NZ 2741 NW (South side)

16/84 No. 7 (formerly listed 6/5/52 as house adjoining the Song School)

GV II*

Master of Garner's checker, later prebendal house. Medieval fabric with C17 and C18 alterations. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; brick chimneys. Basement and 2 storeys, 8 bays. Basement has segmental brick arch at left over recessed boarded door; similar door in shouldered arch at right of third bay. Steps up to terrace in front of 6-panel door in architrave with pulvinated frieze and prominent cornice; eroded coats of arms in panel over door. Sash windows with glazing bars have varying surrounds, some flat stone lintels and sills with alternate-block jambs; traces of removed label moulds, wider than present windows. Corbelled-out parapet has shaped sloped coping. 2 round-moulded rainwater heads. Flat-coped walls flank door terrace. Contains entrance to No. 8 (q.v.) in right return. Roof flat at left and steeply-pitched over 2 right bays. Interior: hall and some rooms have bolection-moulded panelling; blocked lugged chimney piece in front hall wall; deeply-moulded beams in ground-floor ceiling and deeply-moulded square plaster panels. Closed-string dog-leg stair has ramped moulded handrail on slender turned balusters and column newel; plainer rear stair has curved landing. First floor has corbelled wall posts, some covered in moulded plaster. Many chimney pieces of circa 1700.

Listing NGR: NZ2731641982

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27312 41984

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