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18 and 19, Old Elvet, Durham

Description: 18 and 19, Old Elvet

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 110357

OS Grid Reference: NZ2782642301
OS Grid Coordinates: 427826, 542301
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7749, -1.5689

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)

15/305 Nos. 18 and 19

2 houses, one build. Late C18 with considerable C19 alterations. Stone plinth. Mottled,
light red brick in English garden wall bond (5 and one). Welsh slate roof
with brick copings and chimneys. 3 storeys, one and 2 bays. 6-panel doors
with overlights (No. 19 blocked, and top door panels glazed), in architraves
under later pedimented hoods, at left of No. 18 and off centre of No. 19.
Tripartite sash windows with glazing bars, those at top and bottom left renewed
early C19, the latter lost bars. Later C19 oriel at first floor left.
3-brick floor bands. Ridge and rear chimneys. Tumbled-in brickwork to gable

Interior: No. 18 reported to have open-string stair with moulded handrail
and 2 turned balusters per tread; square newels with knob finials; continuous
curved tread end. No. 19 has open-string stair with moulded ramped handrail
on diagonal lattice balustrade.

Source: F.J. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City Durham 1970.

Listing NGR: NZ2782642301

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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