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42, Old Elvet

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7752 / 54°46'30"N

Longitude: -1.5691 / 1°34'8"W

OS Eastings: 427816

OS Northings: 542333

OS Grid: NZ278423

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.21

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V7ZM

Plus Code: 9C6WQCGJ+39

Entry Name: 42, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110385

ID on this website: 101121415

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)
No. 42


House, now offices, early-mid C18. Painted brick with Welsh slate roof,
brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 2 wide bays , irregular. 6-panel door in
architrave with side pilasters, bracketed cornice and pediment. At right
a full-height canted bay, at left 2 windows on lower floors and tripartite
window above, all early C20 sashes in boxes with stone cills. Late C19
bracketed eaves cornice. High-pitched roof with swept eaves; rebuilt right
end chimneys on both sides of ridge.

Interior reported to have closed-string stair with ramped handrail and turned

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

Listing NGR: NZ2781642333

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