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Music Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7744 / 54°46'27"N

Longitude: -1.5765 / 1°34'35"W

OS Eastings: 427338

OS Northings: 542244

OS Grid: NZ273422

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.H9

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R8G7

Plus Code: 9C6WQCFF+Q9

Entry Name: Music Library

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110405

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

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NZ 2742 SW (West side)

14/349 Music Library
6/5/52 (formerly listed as
Union Society)


Diocesan Registry, now university music library. 1820. Coursed squared
sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof, brick chimneys. One
storey, 7 bays and one-bay pent passage entrance bay at right. Central
bay flanked by full-height buttresses, has internal step up to double ledged
boarded door in wide Tudor-arched moulded surround under dripmould. Coat of
arms under stepped drip string at eaves. Buttresses, diagonal at corners,
define bays containing stone mullioned-and-transomed cross windows with
Tudor-arched lights and label moulds. Plinth chamfered at sill level. Eaves
string; battlemented parapet, higher over entrance. Hipped roof has rear
chimneys. Right passage entrance has flat Tudor-arched door in older wall.

Listing NGR: NZ2733842244

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