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Latitude: 54.7721 / 54°46'19"N
Longitude: -1.5757 / 1°34'32"W
OS Eastings: 427395
OS Northings: 541990
OS Grid: NZ273419
Mapcode National: GBR KFF8.N3
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R9WZ
Entry Name: 3, the College
Listing Date: 6 May 1952
Last Amended: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159478
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110127
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
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE COLLEGE
NZ 2741 NW (East side)
16/79 No. 3 (formerly listed
6/5/52 as houseadjoining cottage)
First use not known. Now house. Medieval site; present building may incorporate
medieval fabric, but largely C18 with C19 alterations. Sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings; coursed squared sandstone canted bay; rendered part at right;
Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 2 storeys and attic; 4 bays. Side steps
up to 6-panelled door and patterned overlight in second-bay slender doorcase with
bracketed hood. Flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills to sashes with
glazing bars in first bay, above door and on first floor in right end bays.
Boarded door in centre of right end bay has horizontal sliding sashes at left and
sash with vertical glazing bars at right. Third bay contains prominent 2-storey
canted projection with stone-mullioned-and-transomed windows, floor and parapet
strings, steeply-coped parapet. Roof has 3-light square-headed dormer.
Interior: open-string dog-leg stair has ramped moulded handrail on column
balusters, 2 per tread, with rectangular newel and curtail but no wreath.
Patterned tread ends except where not easily seen. Gothic-style alcoves. Barrel-
vaulted cellars with drain to street in cobbled floor.
Listing NGR: NZ2739541990
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