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Description: 25, Old Elvet
Date Listed: 30 April 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 110371
OS Grid Reference: NZ2793842248
OS Grid Coordinates: 427938, 542248
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7744, -1.5672
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OLD ELVET
NZ 2742 SE (North side)
15/318 No. 25
House, mid-late C18 with alterations. Incised stucco with plinth. Welsh slate
roof with rendered brick copings and chimney. 3 storeys, 3 bays, irregular.
5-panel door in hollow-chamfered surround under swell frieze and stone cornice
hood on modern iron brackets. 2-storey canted outer bays. Stair windows at
intermediate levels to left of door. All windows sashes, some early C19 but
without glazing bars. Right end chimney. Gable copings on kneelers. 2 C20
wide dormers. Boot scraper recess by door.
Interior reported to have 2 staircases, one open-string and dog-legged with
ramped handrail on column and vase balusters; the second at rear incorporating
re-used parts of lower flight of main stair.
Included for group value.
Source: F.J. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City Durham 197O.
Listing NGR: NZ2795942240
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