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69, Claypath

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7784 / 54°46'42"N

Longitude: -1.5711 / 1°34'15"W

OS Eastings: 427685

OS Northings: 542698

OS Grid: NZ276426

Mapcode National: GBR KFG5.NV

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V513

Plus Code: 9C6WQCHH+9H

Entry Name: 69, Claypath

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110119

ID on this website: 101159448

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 Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 2742 NE

(South side)
No. 69


Mechanics' Institute, now saleroom. 1841 by Ignatius Bonomi and J.A. Cory.
Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays defined by pilasters
with flat rustications on first floor: ground floor completely rusticated but
for cellar plinth. Panelled double door and overlight in right bay, flanking
boot-scraper niches in plinth (scrapers missing). Sash windows with glazing bars
in plain reveals, breaking band on ground floor and architrave at top entablature.
First-floor sill band and prominent eaves cornice. Stone gable copings and
gable end chimneys.

Interior has main first floor hall with moulded egg-and-dart cornice, moulded
cases to ceiling beams on triglyph bracketed pilasters, ornamented roses and small
gallery at street end.

Listing NGR: NZ2768542698

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