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52, Old Elvet

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7754 / 54°46'31"N

Longitude: -1.5703 / 1°34'13"W

OS Eastings: 427736

OS Northings: 542360

OS Grid: NZ277423

Mapcode National: GBR KFG6.TY

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V7DF

Plus Code: 9C6WQCGH+5V

Entry Name: 52, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110390

ID on this website: 101121417

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. 52


House of early C19 appearance but much worked over in C20. Mottled pinkish
brick in Flemish bond. Stone plinth, alternating quoins and other dressings.
Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 4 bays. 6-panel door and
overlight in modified pilaster-and-entablature surround in 2nd bay. Sash
windows with glazing bars and stone sills (bracketed on lower floors) in
architraves on ground floor, with corniced stone lintels on first floor and
plain lintels above. External louvred shutters on upper floors. First-floor
sill band; stone modillioned eaves cornice and blocking course. End chimneys,
and a stone-corniced ridge stack.

Interior. reported to have open well closed-string stair with high grip

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

Listing NGR: NZ2773642360

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