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Description: 52, Old Elvet
Date Listed: 19 October 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 110390
OS Grid Reference: NZ2774242372
OS Grid Coordinates: 427742, 542372
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7755, -1.5702
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OLD ELVET
NZ 2742 SE (North side)
15/337 No. 52
House of early C19 appearance but much worked over in C20. Mottled pinkish
brick in Flemish bond. Stone plinth, alternating quoins and other dressings.
Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 4 bays. 6-panel door and
overlight in modified pilaster-and-entablature surround in 2nd bay. Sash
windows with glazing bars and stone sills (bracketed on lower floors) in
architraves on ground floor, with corniced stone lintels on first floor and
plain lintels above. External louvred shutters on upper floors. First-floor
sill band; stone modillioned eaves cornice and blocking course. End chimneys,
and a stone-corniced ridge stack.
Interior. reported to have open well closed-string stair with high grip
Source: F.F. Johnson. Historic Staircases in Durham City Durham 1970
Listing NGR: NZ2774242372
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Source: English Heritage
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