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8, the College

A Grade I Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.772 / 54°46'19"N

Longitude: -1.5772 / 1°34'37"W

OS Eastings: 427300

OS Northings: 541977

OS Grid: NZ273419

Mapcode National: GBR KFF8.B5

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.RB52

Entry Name: 8, the College

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110133

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2741 NW (South side, off)

16/85 No. 8 (formerly listed
6/5/52 as house adjoining
the Song School)


Original use not known; now house. Medieval with alterations. Sandstone, some
coursed and squared, and some rubble, with ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof
with brick chimneys. 2 storeys and attics, 4 wide bays. Entrance in adjacent
gable of No. 7 at left. 3 wide double-chamfered, 2-centred arches on 2 round
columns and octagonal corbel at right. Left bay has 2 superimposed relieving
arches. Renewed boarded door at left has overlight and flat stone lintel.
Arches filled with snecked masonry and renewed windows. Rear has horizontal
sliding sash with wide glazing bars on ground floor. Interior: stop-chamfered
arched tie-beams with end and central peg-holes; ceiled immediately above.

Listing NGR: NZ2725841971

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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