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47 and 48, Old Elvet, Durham

Description: 47 and 48, Old Elvet

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110388

OS Grid Reference: NZ2776742352
OS Grid Coordinates: 427767, 542352
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7753, -1.5699

Location: Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3LZ

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (North side)

15/335 Nos. 47 and 48
6/5/52 (formerly listed
as Nos. 48 and 49)


Incorporating No. 49. Terrace of 3 houses, now 2. Early C18. Dark red
brick, in English garden wall bond, on stone-coped plinth. Welsh slate
roof with brick chimneys. 3 storeys and attic, 11 bays in all: 2,5 and 4.
In bays 3 and 4 from left, steps up to six-panel paired doors with tall
overlights in Doric doorcase. Sash windows with glazing bars, in box frames
under segmental brick arches, with tall shaped and reeded stone keys rising
to 4-brick floor bands (except on top floor plain soldier arches). High-
pitched roof with swept eaves and deep soffit; end, centre and rear stacks.
Segment-headed double and single dormers inserted.

Interiors reported to have dogleg open-string stairs with ramped, moulded
handrails on slender column balusters; ramped, panelled dado.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2776742352

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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