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Description: 71 and 72, Saddler Street
Date Listed: 30 April 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 110457
OS Grid Reference: NZ2740642468
OS Grid Coordinates: 427406, 542468
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7764, -1.5755
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE SADDLER STREET
NZ 2742 SW (West side)
14/402 Nos. 71 and 72
2 houses, later united; now 2 shops and house above; further house to rear in
plot behind No. 71. Late C17 front range; C17 rear building; C20 shops.
Front range English garden wall bond brick (mostly 7 and one) with painted
ashlar dressings; roof not visible; brick chimney.
Rear building: English garden wall bond brick (6 and one) link to timber-
framed building with rendered ground floor on old sandstone rubble plinth;
brick above. Roof not visible. Front range 4 storeys, 5 windows: bracketed
fascia at left to shop with high raised panel over 6-panel passage door with
high patterned overlight at extreme left. Mid C20 shop at right. Upper floors
have blank bay at left; sash windows have glazing bars, projecting stone sills
and flat stone lintels except for 3 on first floor at left without sills or
glazing bars, and top floor lintels which are header courses. 3-brick-wide
floor bands except on first floor; eaves band. Left end chimmey. Moulded
round rainwater head and drain with lugged fixings at left on fourth bay.
Rear link: 3 storeys, 3 windows, some sashes and some casements; floor strings.
Rear building 3 storeys, 3 windows to passage/yard; first floor jettied on
exposed beam ends and bressumer with carpenter's marks. External rendered
chimney stack on gable end. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: NZ2740642468
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Source: English Heritage
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