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16, Old Elvet, Durham

Description: 16, Old Elvet

Grade: II
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

Location: Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HL

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

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Listing Text

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

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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