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73-75, Saddler Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7765 / 54°46'35"N

Longitude: -1.5754 / 1°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 427412

OS Northings: 542480

OS Grid: NZ274424

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.QK

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S60L

Entry Name: 73-75, Saddler Street

Listing Date: 30 April 1971

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121362

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110458

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 Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE SADDLER STREET
NZ 2742 SW (West side)

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

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
bracket.

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

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