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73-75, Saddler Street, Durham

Description: 73-75, Saddler Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 110458

OS Grid Reference: NZ2741242480
OS Grid Coordinates: 427412, 542480
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7765, -1.5754

Location: Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NP

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (West side)

14/403 Nos. 73-75 (consecutive)
No. 75: 30/4/71

2 houses and mill, now shop and restaurant. C17 houses with C20 link; mill
C18. C20 shop. Painted brick with rendered band above shop; Welsh slate
roof. Rear buildings: stone ground floor with timber-framed rendered first
floor; sandstone rubble mill with Welsh slate roof. 4 storeys, 4 bays. Altered
ground floor has passage entrance at left. First and second floors have sashes
with glazing bars in wide boxes, with header-course lintels and projecting
stone sills. One smaller sash of same type at centre of third floor. Dentilled
second-floor string. Stone gutter brackets. Large teapot shop sign on central

Rear house: elevation to passage 2 storeys and attic. Tudor-arched lintel
over passage; blocked ground floor window has 3-over-3 stone mullioned-and-
transomed lights; rendered first floor projects and has wood mullioned-and-
transomed 6-light window partly altered to insert louvred window; half-dormer
contains 8-light wood-mullioned-and-transomed window under gable with studs
and brick nogging and slate-hung cheeks.

Mill at end of yard adjacent to rear house, has renewed windows.

Interior: rear house has one-flight stair with flat handrail on balustrade
boarded over; fat diabolo-shaped newel.

Historical note: this mill was one of the first in Durham to grind mustard,
an C18 Durham speciality.

Listing NGR: NZ2741242480

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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