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38, North Bailey, Durham

Description: 38, North Bailey

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110326

OS Grid Reference: NZ2744942205
OS Grid Coordinates: 427449, 542205
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7740, -1.5748

Location: N Bailey, Durham DH1 3EU

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (West side)

14/274 No. 38


House, now University department. Circa 1700 with C18 and C20 alterations. Brick
of varying bonds with ashlar quoins and painted ashlar dressings. Welsh
slate roof; brick chimneys with ashlar copings. 3 storeys, 3 windows.
6-panel door and 3-paned overlight recessed in architrave between second and
third windows. Header-course lintels and projecting stone sills to ground
floor sashes with glazing bars; flat brick arches and bombs wrought iron
balconies to 3 first floor French windows with glazing bars; header-course
lintels to second floor sashes with glazing bars. 3 blocked windows to left
of door have header-course lintels; 5 blocked first floor windows have ashlar
lintels; 2-brick floor level bands. Steeply-pitched roof has end chimneys.
Boot-scraper recess beside door. Rear has oeuils-de-boeuf on 2 floors.

Interior: panelled dado to open well of closed-string stair; handrail with
deep panelled sides and flat top; fat barley-sugar twist balusters;
secondary balustrade in front of rear window. 2-panelled doors throughout;
thin beaded architraves on top floor.

Listing NGR: NZ2744242205

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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