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216 and 217, Gilesgate

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7785 / 54°46'42"N

Longitude: -1.569 / 1°34'8"W

OS Eastings: 427820

OS Northings: 542705

OS Grid: NZ278427

Mapcode National: GBR KFH5.3T

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W512

Entry Name: 216 and 217, Gilesgate

Listing Date: 30 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110245

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

NZ 2742 NE (South side)

10/193 Nos. 216 and 217

House. Mid C18 with possibly C17 structure incorporated in rear wing. Painted
stucco with painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings
and rendered chimney. L-plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Renewed sashes, the central
wider, with glazing bars and projecting stone sills; those on ground floor in
architraves. Right return to Ravensworth Terrace has 6-panelled door and
fanlight with glazing bars, flanked by panelled pilasters, recessed in wide
round-headed opening. Steeply-pitched roof has chimney on right gable at rear.
Interior shows stair with wide ramped grip handrail on vase balusters; many
6-panelled doors in deep panelled reveals; some 2-panelled with H hinges.
Rear wing has closely-spaced massive first-floor joists of irregular shape;
visible parts of roof trusses are also massive, irregular and pegged.

Listing NGR: NZ2782042705

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