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216 and 217, Gilesgate, Durham

Description: 216 and 217, Gilesgate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 110245

OS Grid Reference: NZ2782042705
OS Grid Coordinates: 427820, 542705
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7785, -1.5690

Location: Gilesgate, Durham DH1 1QN

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 1QN

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 NE (South side)

10/193 Nos. 216 and 217

House. Mid C18 with possibly C17 structure incorporated in rear wing. Painted
stucco with painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings
and rendered chimney. L-plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Renewed sashes, the central
wider, with glazing bars and projecting stone sills; those on ground floor in
architraves. Right return to Ravensworth Terrace has 6-panelled door and
fanlight with glazing bars, flanked by panelled pilasters, recessed in wide
round-headed opening. Steeply-pitched roof has chimney on right gable at rear.
Interior shows stair with wide ramped grip handrail on vase balusters; many
6-panelled doors in deep panelled reveals; some 2-panelled with H hinges.
Rear wing has closely-spaced massive first-floor joists of irregular shape;
visible parts of roof trusses are also massive, irregular and pegged.

Listing NGR: NZ2782042705

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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