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Latitude: 54.7701 / 54°46'12"N
Longitude: -1.5772 / 1°34'38"W
OS Eastings: 427296
OS Northings: 541772
OS Grid: NZ272417
Mapcode National: GBR KFF8.BT
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.RC4H
Entry Name: Counts House
Listing Date: 6 May 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110079
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
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE BANKS
NZ 2741 NW (Left bank of River Wear)
16/31 Count's House
Summer house. Circa 1810. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar portico;
stone-flagged roof. Greek Doric style. One storey, one bay. Tetrastyle
portico has dentilled pediment; flat stone lintels over empty central door
and flanking windows. Interior has stone-flagged floor; roof of king and
queen post trusses. Historical note; named because mistaken for a house
now demolished, which was lived in by 'Count' Boruwlaski, a Polish dwarf, at
the end of the C18, in the grounds of No. 12 South Bailey.
Listing NGR: NZ2729641772
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