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Fulling Mill Archaeology Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7731 / 54°46'23"N

Longitude: -1.5784 / 1°34'42"W

OS Eastings: 427221

OS Northings: 542103

OS Grid: NZ272421

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.2R

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.Q9L6

Entry Name: Fulling Mill Archaeology Museum

Listing Date: 30 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110078

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE BANKS
NZ 2742 SE (Left bank of River Wear)

14/30 Fulling Mill
30/4/71 Archaeology Museum

GV II

Water mill and house, now museum. C17 and C18, probably incorporating earlier
fragments. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; sandstone rubble
with brick dressings; dark brick top floor in English garden wall bond (4 or 5
and one); roof pantiled with 4 rows of stone slates at eaves. 3 storeys and
attic, 4 bays on north elevation. Mill race under segmental ashlar arch in
third bay; boarded door and 2-light window at left under wood lintel; 3-light
windows with central casements have elliptical brick arches with brick keys and
tile fill; brick jambs in rubble first floor. Hipped roof has slightly-swept
eaves; square-headed ridge dormer. Left return has chamfered 2-centred arch
at left, with springing of incomplete arch projecting.

Interior: arms of Bishop Langley (1406-1437) in east wall said to have been
removed from North Gate. Wide closed-string stair with square newels and
varied balusters. House in left rear wing said to contain dog-leg closed string
stair with wavy rail and moulded handrail. Source: F.F. Johnson, Historic
Staircases of Durham City, Durham 1970.


Listing NGR: NZ2722142103

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