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96 and 97, Elvet Bridge, Durham

Description: 96 and 97, Elvet Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110198

OS Grid Reference: NZ2756842398
OS Grid Coordinates: 427568, 542398
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7757, -1.5729

Location: Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AG

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

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Listing Text

NZ2742SE (South side)

15/146 Nos. 96 and 97

2 houses, now shop. C17 and early C18 on site of medieval chapel of
St. Andrew, part of which may be incorporated in fabric. Painted render;
rear brick on sandstone rubble; roof of French tiles. First house at left
3 storeys, one bay: renewed shop has central door and plain fascia. Central
late C19 sash on first floor; small sash with glazing bars on second floor
at right of centre. Right gable has rendered external chimney stack renewed
in brick at upper part with rendered coping.

Second house: 2 storeys, one bay and one-storey one-bay section at right,
Shaped gable over first bay with plain shop window and first-floor late C19
sash; plain shop window in second bay. Right return and rear have sand-
stone lower courses, corbelled out over bridge cutwater now on land, support-
ing brick corbelling and rear of house with brick floor-level band.

Interior has substantial beams, transverse over left shop.

Listing NGR: NZ2756842398

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Source: English Heritage

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