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Timber Loft, Durham

Description: Timber Loft

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110151

OS Grid Reference: NZ2741142070
OS Grid Coordinates: 427411, 542070
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7728, -1.5754

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3EQ

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (North side, off)

14/102 Timber loft


Timber loft and store room. Medieval and later. Timber frame with brick nogging;
and sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; some brick. Welsh slate roof. Long
loft with a vehicle passage under; storage rooms flank passageway. 2 loft floors,
making 3 low storeys; probably 8 bays. Brick and stone building east of
passageway has side steps on north to upper loft door; passageway with timber-
framed north wall has wood steps to lower loft; stone-walled west part partly
obscured by adjoining buildings. Stone west part has louvred C20 loft ventilators;
west gable wall has 3-light wood-mullioned ground floor window; 2 rows of 3
blocked triangular ventilation holes alternately placed; gable contains 2-light
leaded casement under wood lintel. Interior: large arched trusses support floors
and form roof over passageway.

Listing NGR: NZ2741042071

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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