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53, 54, 55 and 55a, Old Elvet

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7755 / 54°46'31"N

Longitude: -1.5708 / 1°34'15"W

OS Eastings: 427703

OS Northings: 542372

OS Grid: NZ277423

Mapcode National: GBR KFG6.QX

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V75C

Entry Name: 53, 54, 55 and 55a, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110391

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/06/2017

NZ 2742 SE
15/338

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE
OLD ELVET (North side)
Nos. 53, 54, 55 and 55A

(Formerly listed as Nos. 53 and 55, previously listed as No. 55)

6/5/52

GV
II
Incorporates No. 54. Three houses in terrace. Early C19. Incised stucco with stone plinth, first-floor band and other dressings. Roof not visible. Three storeys, three bays each, nearly symmetrical. Pedimented three-bay centre broken forward. Panelled doors, with stepped, panelled pilasters, cornice heads and wide, patterned radial fanlights, in right bay of No. 53 and left bays of other two houses. Sash windows with glazing bars in plain reveals, those on ground floor with radial heads in round-arched recesses. First-floor windows of No. 55 C19 cross casements, and ground floor a C20 square bay. Narrow, blank left bay holds subsidiary door to No. 55. Eaves frieze, cornice and tall parapet. Wrought-iron handrails to door steps.

Listing NGR: NZ2770342372

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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