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Language Laboratory and Adjacent Gate Piers, Durham

Description: Language Laboratory and Adjacent Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110200

OS Grid Reference: NZ2706341208
OS Grid Coordinates: 427063, 541208
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7651, -1.5809

Location: Elvet Hill Road, Durham DH1 3LR

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

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Listing Text

NZ24SE (West side)

4/148 Language laboratory
and adjacent gate


Coach house, saddle room, byre, hay-loft and hen house of Elvet Hill House.
now language laboratory.

1868 for Fogg-Elliott family.

Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh
slate roof with stone gable copings. L-plan. One storey, 4 bays and lower
one-storey 2-bay extension. Chamfered surrounds to 4 top-hung casements
with glazing bars. Steeply-pitched roof has fishscale pattern; sloped gable
coping on moulded kneelers. Right return gable contains pigeon holes and
shelves in 2-centred arch under drip mould. Rear has cantilevered external
stone stair to loft. Small right extension has 2 top-hung casements in
chamfered surrounds flanking blind cross-slit.
Gate piers: 2 tall square sandstone piers with plinth and coved coping
adjacent to 2-bay section, and one similar pier at right end of building.

Listing NGR: NZ2706341208

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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