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50, South Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7744 / 54°46'27"N

Longitude: -1.5803 / 1°34'49"W

OS Eastings: 427096

OS Northings: 542241

OS Grid: NZ270422

Mapcode National: GBR KFD7.N9

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.P8P7

Entry Name: 50, South Street

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110512

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

Church of England Parish: Durham St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE SOUTH STREET
NZ 2742 SE (West side)

14/454 No. 50

GV II

House. Dated 1859. English garden wall bond brick with snecked sandstone
plinth and ashlar quoins and dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof with
yellow terracotta crestings. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attics; 2 bays.
Ledged boarded partly-glazed door at left in chamfered Tudor-arched surround;
4-centred arch to right of that contains 9-panelled door, with Gothic tracery
and 2 cusped lights above, in moulded surround with tongue-stopped chamfer
and hexagonal stops to label mould. Carved spandrels to doors and to paired
sashes at right in irregular alternate-block jambs, sloping sills and carved
Tudor heads. Oriel above, dated 1859 on stone bracket, has pierced quatrefoil
balustrade. Sill string curves down to square stops flanking window heads.
Narrow paired sashes above door have chamfered alternate-block surrounds and
prominent bracketed sills. Continuous eaves string with animal-head stops.
Brick parapet has sloped stone coping terminating in gablets with fleur-de-lis
finials. Steeply-pitched roofs of gabled dormers have patterned bargeboards,
that at right flanked by shafts supporting vine-carved cornice. Roof has
fleur-de-lis crestings; single left front ridge chimney with castellated
yellow octagonal pot; quoins to right chimney; both with sloped copings.


Listing NGR: NZ2709642241

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