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42, Old Elvet, Durham

Description: 42, Old Elvet

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 110385

OS Grid Reference: NZ2782242338
OS Grid Coordinates: 427822, 542338
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7752, -1.5690

Location: Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JF

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (North side)

15/332 No. 42

House, now offices, early-mid C18. Painted brick with Welsh slate roof,
brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 2 wide bays , irregular. 6-panel door in
architrave with side pilasters, bracketed cornice and pediment. At right
a full-height canted bay, at left 2 windows on lower floors and tripartite
window above, all early C20 sashes in boxes with stone cills. Late C19
bracketed eaves cornice. High-pitched roof with swept eaves; rebuilt right
end chimneys on both sides of ridge.

Interior reported to have closed-string stair with ramped handrail and turned

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

Listing NGR: NZ2782242338

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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