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Description: 15 and 15a, Old Elvet
Date Listed: 30 April 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 110354
OS Grid Reference: NZ2780042308
OS Grid Coordinates: 427800, 542308
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7749, -1.5693
DURHAM AND FRAMWLLGATE OLD ELVET
NZ 2742 SE (South side)
15/302 Nos. 15 and 15A
Pair of houses, probably mid C18. Incised stucco. Welsh slate roof with
rendered and brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 3 bays, slightly irregular. Off-centre
paired 6-panel doors with overlights (No. 15 patterned) in architraves under
bracketed cornice hoods. Bay above blank but for small inserted window to left
of centre. No. 15 has tripartite windows on lower floors, retaining glazing
bars on first floor, and short sash with glazing bars above, all with stone cills.
No. 16 has windows partly altered in late C19 but in original openings. Boot
scrapers by doors. End chimneys.
Interior: C18 closed string stair has moulded handrail on chinoiserie trellis
balustrade; chamfered square newels with finials and pendants.
Source: F.J. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City Durham 1970.
Listing NGR: NZ2780042308
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Source: English Heritage
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