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University Department of Philosophy

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7754 / 54°46'31"N

Longitude: -1.5701 / 1°34'12"W

OS Eastings: 427749

OS Northings: 542356

OS Grid: NZ277423

Mapcode National: GBR KFG6.VY

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V7HG

Entry Name: University Department of Philosophy

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110389

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

NZ 2742 SE
15/336
19/10/62

OLD ELVET
(North side)
Nos. 50 and 51
(University Department
of Philosophy)

GV
II

2 houses. No. 50 mid-late C18 with alterations, No. 51 early-mid C19. Stucco
with stone plinth. Welsh slate roofs, brick chimneys. No. 50: 3 storeys
and attic, 2 wide bays, irregular; No. 51: 3 storeys, 2 bays. No. 50 has
arched passage entrance at right, to right of 6-panel door in architrave
under fanlight and open pediment. 2-storey bow to left, with parapet top.
Other windows single, and all are early C20 replacements with upper glazing
bars and stone sills. End chimneys; inserted gabled dormer.
No. 51 has 4-panel door and overlight in architrave at left. Two 12-pane
sashes in boxes with stone sills on each floor. Low-pitched roof with no
visible chimneys.

Interior reported to have late C18 open-string dogleg stair with ramped
handrail on stick balusters.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2774942356

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