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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: CASTLE GATEHOUSE, ENTRANCE GATEWAY, SIDE WALLS, LINKING WALLS AND FRONT WALL

List entry Number: 1322867

Location

CASTLE GATEHOUSE, ENTRANCE GATEWAY, SIDE WALLS, LINKING WALLS AND FRONT WALL, 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: I

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: 110409

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Details

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

14/353 Castle gatehouse, 6/5/52 entrance gateway, side walls, linking walls and front wall

GV I

Gatehouse, gateway, linking, side and front walls. Medieval gatehouse altered C16 for Bishop Tunstall and c.1790 in style of Wyatt for Bishop Barrington. Gateway probably c.1790; walls probably C18 and early C19. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; ashlar gateway and flanking walls.

Gatehouse: 3 storeys, 3 bays. Moulded round arch of 4 orders, on shafts with scalloped or chevron-moulded capitals, is flanked by battlemented projections containing 2-centred-arched windows with intersecting glazing bars under dripmoulds; similar window above arch and rose window above that, under battlemented parapet. Battlemented corner turrets have blind cross slits above blind quatrefoils. Rib-vaulted arch has lion-carved boss.

Entrance gateway: 2 octagonal piers with frieze and battlemented coping; wrought iron scrolls on top support square gas lamps. Short sections of wall either side have blind cross slits.

Front wall to Palace Green: high wall with roll-moulded coping extends along the front to the Green; slightly lower section with sloped coping continues in front of University College Master's House to Owengate.

Link walls between gateway and gatehouse, gatehouse and castle north and west ranges and gatehouse and keep: battlemented walls, with Tudor-arched doors, blind cross slits, and wide buttresses. Fountain set in courtyard side of wall linking gatehouse with north range: moulded semicircular projection on pedestal under renewed Tudor arch.

Listing NGR: NZ2735042336

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27350 42336

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