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University Department of Philosophy, Durham

Description: University Department of Philosophy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 110389

OS Grid Reference: NZ2775542363
OS Grid Coordinates: 427755, 542363
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7754, -1.5700

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)

15/336 Nos. 50 and 51
19/10/62 (University Department
of Philosophy)


2 houses. No. 50 mid-late C18 with alterations, No. 51 early-mid C19. Stucco
with stone plinth. Welsh slate roofs, brick chimneys. No. 50: 3 storeys
and attic, 2 wide bays, irregular; No. 51: 3 storeys, 2 bays. No. 50 has
arched passage entrance at right, to right of 6-panel door in architrave
under fanlight and open pediment. 2-storey bow to left, with parapet top.
Other windows single, and all are early C20 replacements with upper glazing
bars and stone sills. End chimneys; inserted gabled dormer.

No. 51 has 4-panel door and overlight in architrave at left. Two 12-pane
sashes in boxes with stone sills on each floor. Low-pitched roof with no
visible chimneys.

Interior reported to have late C18 open-string dogleg stair with ramped
handrail on stick balusters.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2775542363

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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