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Three Tuns Hotel, Durham

Description: Three Tuns Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110294

OS Grid Reference: NZ2767142310
OS Grid Coordinates: 427671, 542310
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7750, -1.5714

Location: New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (East side)

15/242 Three Tuns Hotel


3 houses, now hotel. Late C18 incorporating earlier building. Painted incised
stucco with painted ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roof with brick
chimneys. 3 storeys, 5 bays. Half-glazed double door at left with side and
overlights in doorcase of narrow fluted pilasters and entablature. Blocked
door in Tuscan doorcase in third bay. Oriels above doors have cornices and
low-pitched hipped roofs; similar treatment to 2-storey canted bay window in
fifth bay. Other windows late C19 sashes with projecting stone sills.
Transverse ridge chimneys in second bay and at left of fifth bay; chimney in
front of ridge in centre and on rear slopein third bay.

Interior: principal stair is open-string, with delicately-carved tread-ends;
slender turned balusters support ramped handrail; wide wreath and curtail;
ramped panelled dado. Second stair on upper floors at right: closed string,
boarded-over balustrade. Central early C19 stair on upper floors. Vertical
studded timber frame in wall between fourth and fifth bays. Entrance hall has
C18 chimney piece with cornice.

Listing NGR: NZ2767142310

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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