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The Royal County Hotel, Durham

Description: The Royal County Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 110392

OS Grid Reference: NZ2766142384
OS Grid Coordinates: 427661, 542384
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7756, -1.5715

Location: Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JN

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (North side)

15/339 Nos. 56, 57, 58 and 59
30.4.71 (No 59 only) (The Royal County Hotel)


3 houses, now part of hotel. Nos. 56-58 early C19, No. 59 late C18, all with
alterations. Incised stucco with plinth, Welsh slate roofs, brick chimneys.
3 storeys, 9 windows in all. Ground floors of Nos. 56-58 removed or altered
for hotel purposes and to provide car park entrance. Scattered fenestration
above, some later C19 sashes and an oriel, 2 wide early C20 first-floor oriels.
Rebuilt stacks at junction of Nos. 56 and 57, and shared stack between Nos.
58 and 59. No. 59 is much less altered. Central C19 6-panel door in architrave
with pulvinated frieze and pedimented hood on brackets. 2 early-C19 sashes in
architraves at either side. On first floor 2 mid-C19 hip-roofed oriels and on
second floor two tripartite windows. All windows sashes, intermediate glazing
bars removed. Stone alternating quoins; moulded and modillioned stone eaves
cornice. Nos. 56-58 included for group value and integral with hotel.

Listing NGR: NZ2766542440

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Source: English Heritage

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