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Latitude: 54.772 / 54°46'19"N
Longitude: -1.5764 / 1°34'35"W
OS Eastings: 427348
OS Northings: 541981
OS Grid: NZ273419
Mapcode National: GBR KFF8.H4
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.RBJ1
Entry Name: 6a, the College
Listing Date: 6 May 1952
Last Amended: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159507
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110130
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 (West side)
16/82 No. 6a (formerly listed
6/5/52 as house adjoining the
House. Medieval fabric with C18 alterations. Coursed squared sandstone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof; new brick chimney. 3 storeys, 3 windows.
6-panel door with 4-pane overlight recessed at right of first bay; plain boarded
door and 2-pane overlight at left. Sash window with glazing bars to right of
door; ground floor lintel band. Sashes with glazing bars, most renewed, on
upper floors have flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills. Low parapet
has flat stone coping. Clasping buttress with one offset, at left.
Interior: re-used staircase from Abbey Cottage, Dun Cow Lane: c.1670. Treads
and risers new, as are newel caps and some other parts. High grip handrail;
fat twisted balusters. Newels, pulvinated string and handrail friezes have
rinceau decoration with some figures and ribbon bands. Source: F.F. Johnson,
Historic Durham Staircases Durham 1970.
Listing NGR: NZ2734341980
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