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Description: 16, Old Elvet
Date Listed: 30 April 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 110355
OS Grid Reference: NZ2781242304
OS Grid Coordinates: 427812, 542304
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7749, -1.5692
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OLD ELVET
NZ 2742 SE (South side)
15/303 No. 16
House. Possibly early C18 with C19 alterations. Incised stucco on stone
plinth. Welsh slate roof, rendered coping, brick stacks partly rendered.
2 storeys and attic, 2 bays. Off-centre 6-panel door in thin architrave
under bracketed cornice hood. Boot scraper recess by door. Late C19 sash
windows with stone sills, those in gabled dormers, with bargeboards and
finials, resting on eaves. Left roof coping defines canted gable end. Compound
right end stack, behind ridge, has upper parts rebuilt. Low left rear end
Interior: dogleg open-string C18 stair has moulded ramped handrail on 2 turned
balusters per tread; fluted rectangular newels; shallow risers.
Source: F.J. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City Durham 1970.
Listing NGR: NZ2781242304
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Source: English Heritage
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