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Latitude: 54.7741 / 54°46'26"N
Longitude: -1.5753 / 1°34'31"W
OS Eastings: 427416
OS Northings: 542210
OS Grid: NZ274422
Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.RF
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S81G
Entry Name: Pemberton Buildings
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121386
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110418
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
Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PALACE GREEN
NZ 2742 SW (East side)
14/363 Pemberton Buildings
University union and lecture rooms. Dated 1929 on rainwater heads; by W.D.
Caroe. Snecked stone with ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. Double-span.
Tudor and C17 styles. 3-storey, one-bay tower at left; 2 storeys, 6 bays at
right. Entrance tower has 4-leaf door in Tudor arch; square surround has
carved spandrels, raised central panel with University arms flanked by carved
bands. 4 lights in panel above with cornice and carved cresting; obelisk
finials on flanking pilasters. Shallow 3-light canted window in set-back
top storey under battlemented parapet.
6-bay section has ashlar ground floor; bays 2 and 5 project under gabled
dormers and have 2-light mullioned and transomed ground-floor and tall first-
floor windows with 2 transoms. Similar style windows fill other bays, those
on first floor without transoms and set back between Tuscan half- and quarter-
columns, supporting cyma-moulded cornice. All windows leaded casements.
Right return has 2 shaped gables and dated rainwater heads.
Included for group value.
Listing NGR: NZ2741742210
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