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47, 48 and 49, Old Elvet

A Grade II* Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7753 / 54°46'31"N

Longitude: -1.5699 / 1°34'11"W

OS Eastings: 427767

OS Northings: 542352

OS Grid: NZ277423

Mapcode National: GBR KFG6.XZ

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V7MH

Entry Name: 47, 48 and 49, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121416

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110388

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

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

NZ 2742 SE

OLD ELVET (North side)
Nos. 47, 48 and 49

(Formerly listed as Nos. 47 and 48, previously listed as Nos. 48 and 49)



Incorporating No. 49. Terrace of three houses, now two. Early C18. Dark red brick, in English garden wall bond, on stone-coped plinth. Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. three storeys and attic, eleven bays in all: 2, 5 and 4. In bays three and four from left, steps up to six-panel paired doors with tall overlights in Doric doorcase. Sash windows with glazing bars, in box frames under segmental brick arches, with tall shaped and reeded stone keys rising to four-brick floor bands (except on top floor plain soldier arches). High-pitched roof with swept eaves and deep soffit; end, centre and rear stacks. Segment-headed double and single dormers inserted.

Interiors reported to have dogleg open-string stairs with ramped, moulded handrails on slender column balusters; ramped, panelled dado.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2776742352

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