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Graduate Society Offices, Durham

Description: Graduate Society Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110379

OS Grid Reference: NZ2787142309
OS Grid Coordinates: 427871, 542309
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7749, -1.5682

Location: Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (North side)

15/326 No. 34 (Graduate
Society Offices)


House, early-mid C18 with alterations. Mottled red brick in English garden
wall bond. Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys, rendered copings; prominent
stone kneelers. 3 storeys and attic, 4 windows. 4-panel door and overlight
in wood architrave at right. Late C18 sashes, lost bars, in wide boxes;
segmental arches and stone sills. 4- and 3-brick floor bands. Roof raised
in mid C19 and 4 large flat-headed half-dormers inserted. End chimneys.

Interior reported to have open-string dogleg stair with ramped handrail on 2
turned balusters per tread. Ramped, panelled dado.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2787142309

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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