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Bishop Cosin's Almhouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.775 / 54°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.5751 / 1°34'30"W

OS Eastings: 427433

OS Northings: 542311

OS Grid: NZ274423

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.S3

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S75S

Plus Code: 9C6WQCFF+XX

Entry Name: Bishop Cosin's Almhouses

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110400

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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NZ 2742 SW

(South side)
No. 7 (Bishop
Cosin's Almshouses)


Almshouse. Founded 1666, on Palace Green; present building 1837 for the
University. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate
roof. Tudor style. 2-storey outer bays and one-storey, one-bay link.
Boarded door with elaborate wrought iron hinges in Tudor-arched surround
at right of central bay, 2-light window at left; gabled end bays have 3-light
ground-floor and 2-light first-floor windows; floor string; commemorative
panels in gable peak, that at right eroded. All windows double-chamfered
under label moulds and stone-mullioned-and-transomed. Roll-moulded gable
copings on deep block kneelers.

Included for landscape value.

Listing NGR: NZ2743342311

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