Keys to the Past

Former Exchequer Building, Palace Green, Durham (Durham City)

Former Exchequer Building, Palace Green, Durham 2000
Former Exchequer Building, Palace Green, Durham 2000

Former Exchequer Building, Palace Green, Durham- detail 2000
Former Exchequer Building, Palace Green, Durham- detail 2000

This building was built as the Exchequer Building (i.e. finance office) for the Cathedral between 1438 and 1457. It is now part of the university library. This is a Grade I Listed Building protected by law. It is also a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Reference number:D34864
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1160838
World Heritage Site
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1000089



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Durham City


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