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15 and 15a, Old Elvet

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7749 / 54°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.5693 / 1°34'9"W

OS Eastings: 427800

OS Northings: 542308

OS Grid: NZ278423

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.13

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V7WT

Entry Name: 15 and 15a, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 30 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110354

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

NZ 2742 SE (South side)

15/302 Nos. 15 and 15A

Pair of houses, probably mid C18. Incised stucco. Welsh slate roof with
rendered and brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 3 bays, slightly irregular. Off-centre
paired 6-panel doors with overlights (No. 15 patterned) in architraves under
bracketed cornice hoods. Bay above blank but for small inserted window to left
of centre. No. 15 has tripartite windows on lower floors, retaining glazing
bars on first floor, and short sash with glazing bars above, all with stone cills.
No. 16 has windows partly altered in late C19 but in original openings. Boot
scrapers by doors. End chimneys.

Interior: C18 closed string stair has moulded handrail on chinoiserie trellis
balustrade; chamfered square newels with finials and pendants.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2780042308

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