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21, Elvet Bridge, Durham

Description: 21, Elvet Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110189

OS Grid Reference: NZ2747342421
OS Grid Coordinates: 427473, 542421
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7760, -1.5744

Location: Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3AA

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

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Listing Text

NZ2742SW (South side)

14/137 No. 21


House, now house and shop; incorporates part of Elvet Bridge in sub-basement,
possibly medieval part of bridge; late C18/early C19 house; c,1900 shop. House:
English bond brick with painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone
gable copings on moulded kneelers. 2 storeys, 3 wide bays. Shop has 2
recessed entrances with slender pilasters to canted windows; faceted stallrisers;
bracketed, modillioned cornice. Vehicle entrance at right has slender
pilasters and arch under elliptical brick arch. Wedge stone lintels and
projecting stone sills to first floor windows, casement at left and sash
with glazing bars at right; central oriel. Ashlar-corniced left end chimney;
massive right rendered chimney is probably external stack of house to right.
Sub-basement reported to be of ashlar and have one transverse arch.

Listing NGR: NZ2747342421

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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