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Latitude: 54.7651 / 54°45'54"N
Longitude: -1.5809 / 1°34'51"W
OS Eastings: 427063
OS Northings: 541208
OS Grid: NZ270412
Mapcode National: GBR KFDB.JM
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.PHDC
Entry Name: Language Laboratory and Adjacent Gate Piers
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120636
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110200
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Neville's Cross
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE ELVET HILL ROAD
NZ24SE (West side)
4/148 Language laboratory
and adjacent gate
Coach house, saddle room, byre, hay-loft and hen house of Elvet Hill House.
now language laboratory.
1868 for Fogg-Elliott family.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh
slate roof with stone gable copings. L-plan. One storey, 4 bays and lower
one-storey 2-bay extension. Chamfered surrounds to 4 top-hung casements
with glazing bars. Steeply-pitched roof has fishscale pattern; sloped gable
coping on moulded kneelers. Right return gable contains pigeon holes and
shelves in 2-centred arch under drip mould. Rear has cantilevered external
stone stair to loft. Small right extension has 2 top-hung casements in
chamfered surrounds flanking blind cross-slit.
Gate piers: 2 tall square sandstone piers with plinth and coved coping
adjacent to 2-bay section, and one similar pier at right end of building.
Listing NGR: NZ2706341208
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