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53 and 55, Old Elvet, Durham

Description: 53 and 55, Old Elvet

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110391

OS Grid Reference: NZ2770242373
OS Grid Coordinates: 427702, 542373
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7755, -1.5709

Location: 53 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)

15/338 Nos. 53 and 55
6/5/52 (formerly listed
as No. 55)


Incorporates No. 54. 3 houses in terrace. Early C19. Incised stucco with
stone plinth, first-floor band and other dressings. Roof not visible.
3 storeys, 3 bays each, nearly symmetrical. Pedimented 3-bay centre broken
forward. Panelled doors, with stepped, panelled pilasters, cornice heads
and wide, patterned radial fanlights, in right bay of No. 53 and left bays
of other 2 houses. Sash windows with glazing bars in plain reveals, those
on ground floor with radial heads in round-arched recesses. First-floor
windows of No. 55 C19 cross casements, and ground floor a C20 square bay.
Narrow, blank left bay holds subsidiary door to No. 55. Eaves frieze, cornice
and tall parapet. Wrought-iron handrails to door steps.

Listing NGR: NZ2770242373

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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