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Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7749 / 54°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.5747 / 1°34'28"W

OS Eastings: 427456

OS Northings: 542303

OS Grid: NZ274423

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.W3

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S7BT

Entry Name: Post Office

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110330

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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 SW

(West side)
No. 48 (Post Office)


House, now Post Office. Early C18 house; late C19 shop. Incised stucco
with painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with brick and rendered
chimneys. 3 storeys, 2 bays. Jacobean ornament on shop with pilasters
framing 4-panelled doors to house at left and shop at right. 6-paned shop
window has vertical glazing bars, with letter-box inserted at left, under
entablature with modillioned cornice on brackets. Late C19 sashes in wide
boxes on upper floors have projecting stone sills. Irregular eaves band.
2 end chimneys, rendered at left and new brick at right.

Listing NGR: NZ2745642303

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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