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The Grey Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7811 / 54°46'52"N

Longitude: -1.585 / 1°35'5"W

OS Eastings: 426792

OS Northings: 542990

OS Grid: NZ267429

Mapcode National: GBR KFC4.NW

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.M3G1

Entry Name: The Grey Tower

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110342

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Neville's Cross

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SE (East side)

4/290 The Grey Tower


House, possibly lodge. Late C18/early C19, possibly incorporating an earlier
house. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings; roof not
visible. L-plan. 3 storeys, 2 bays. North elevation has entrance tower
set back at right; 2-centred-arched head to partly-glazed ledged boarded door
in double-chamfered surround under dripmould. Slit on each floor above,
blocked on first; corbelled battlemented parapet. Flat stone lintels and
flat stone sills to 2-light casements in left 2 bays under projecting
battlemented parapet. One-storey, one-bay left extension has inserted bow
window. South elevation has label moulds over 2-light casements and flat-
coped parapet.

Listing NGR: NZ2679242990

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