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Description: 42, Old Elvet
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
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OLD ELVET
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
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Source: English Heritage
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