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25, Old Elvet

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7744 / 54°46'27"N

Longitude: -1.5672 / 1°34'1"W

OS Eastings: 427938

OS Northings: 542249

OS Grid: NZ279422

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.H9

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W8W7

Plus Code: 9C6WQCFM+Q4

Entry Name: 25, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 30 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110371

ID on this website: 101121409

Location: The Sands, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

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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NZ 2742 SE (North side)

15/318 No. 25

House, mid-late C18 with alterations. Incised stucco with plinth. Welsh slate
roof with rendered brick copings and chimney. 3 storeys, 3 bays, irregular.
5-panel door in hollow-chamfered surround under swell frieze and stone cornice
hood on modern iron brackets. 2-storey canted outer bays. Stair windows at
intermediate levels to left of door. All windows sashes, some early C19 but
without glazing bars. Right end chimney. Gable copings on kneelers. 2 C20
wide dormers. Boot scraper recess by door.

Interior reported to have 2 staircases, one open-string and dog-legged with
ramped handrail on column and vase balusters; the second at rear incorporating
re-used parts of lower flight of main stair.

Included for group value.

Source: F.J. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City Durham 197O.

Listing NGR: NZ2795942240

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