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St Chad's College st Chad's College Lightfoot House

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7731 / 54°46'23"N

Longitude: -1.5748 / 1°34'29"W

OS Eastings: 427451

OS Northings: 542103

OS Grid: NZ274421

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.VR

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S996

Entry Name: St Chad's College st Chad's College Lightfoot House

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110308

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (East side)

14/257 No. 19 (north part)
6/5/52 (St. Chad's College)
(Lightfoot House)


House, now college. Early C18, raised C19. Painted incised stucco with
painted ashlar plinth and dressings. Welsh slate roof with red brick chimneys.
3 storeys and attics, 3 windows. 2 internal steps up to 6-panel door at left
in architrave under deep hood. Projecting stone sills to 2 sashes with glazing
bars on ground floor, 3 late C19 sashes on each upper floor and 2 bargeboarded
gabled dormers with finials. Boot-scraper recess beside door. 2 cellar chutes
with iron grilles.

Interior: open-string stair on lower flights, closed above, has ramped grip
handrail on vase-and-column balusters and pulvinated string; carved tread ends
in lower dog-leg flights; open well above. Newels have moulded pendants;
ramped dado rail.

Listing NGR: NZ2745142103

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

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