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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: THE KEEP (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE)

List entry Number: 1322868

Location

THE KEEP (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE), 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: 110412

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History

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Details

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

14/357 The Keep 6/5/52 (University College)

GV I

Keep; now college study bedrooms. 1345-81 for Bishop Hatfield, rebuilt 1839-40 by Salvin, for the University. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Irregular octagonal plan; high motte has 2 encircling retaining walls. High plinth with sloped coping; angle buttresses, corbelled out to parapet walkway. Irregular fenestration resembling the pattern of the original has windows of one, 2 and 3 lights with stone mullions, some square-headed and some cusped lights; some 2-centred arched with tracery. Retaining walls of squared rubble support motte on north, east and south sides.

Sources: V.C.H. 1928, reprint 1968; III, 64-91.

Listing NGR: NZ2739342356

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Durham - Date: 1928 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 64-91

National Grid Reference: NZ 27395 42357

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