NZ2742 : Palace Green, Durham, 1968

taken 55 years ago, near to Durham, County Durham, Great Britain

Palace Green, Durham, 1968
Palace Green, Durham, 1968
Taken during a cart race that formed part of the University rag week, with some of the contestants theoretically visible beyond the barrier protecting the precious lawn, but of more interest for the buildings on the east side of the green.

The Georgian building on the right is Cosin's Hall, then a university hall of residence and also shown in Link . To its right is the northern end LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) of the former almshouses shown in Link . Left of centre on Owengate is another former almshouse LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . On the extreme left is University College Master's House.
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Date Taken
February 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Park and Public Gardens  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Almshouses 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2742 4227 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.4762N 1:34.5163W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2733 4223
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Student Accommodation  Listed Building  Green 

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