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Graduate Society Offices

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7749 / 54°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.5682 / 1°34'5"W

OS Eastings: 427871

OS Northings: 542309

OS Grid: NZ278423

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.83

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W7DT

Entry Name: Graduate Society Offices

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121413

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110379

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 Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OLD ELVET
NZ 2742 SE (North side)

15/326 No. 34 (Graduate
Society Offices)

GV II

House, early-mid C18 with alterations. Mottled red brick in English garden
wall bond. Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys, rendered copings; prominent
stone kneelers. 3 storeys and attic, 4 windows. 4-panel door and overlight
in wood architrave at right. Late C18 sashes, lost bars, in wide boxes;
segmental arches and stone sills. 4- and 3-brick floor bands. Roof raised
in mid C19 and 4 large flat-headed half-dormers inserted. End chimneys.

Interior reported to have open-string dogleg stair with ramped handrail on 2
turned balusters per tread. Ramped, panelled dado.

Source: F.F. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City Durham 1970.


Listing NGR: NZ2787142309

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