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16, Old Elvet

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7749 / 54°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.5692 / 1°34'8"W

OS Eastings: 427812

OS Northings: 542304

OS Grid: NZ278423

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.23

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.V7YV

Entry Name: 16, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 30 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110355

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

NZ 2742 SE (South side)

15/303 No. 16

House. Possibly early C18 with C19 alterations. Incised stucco on stone
plinth. Welsh slate roof, rendered coping, brick stacks partly rendered.
2 storeys and attic, 2 bays. Off-centre 6-panel door in thin architrave
under bracketed cornice hood. Boot scraper recess by door. Late C19 sash
windows with stone sills, those in gabled dormers, with bargeboards and
finials, resting on eaves. Left roof coping defines canted gable end. Compound
right end stack, behind ridge, has upper parts rebuilt. Low left rear end

Interior: dogleg open-string C18 stair has moulded ramped handrail on 2 turned
balusters per tread; fluted rectangular newels; shallow risers.

Source: F.J. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City Durham 1970.

Listing NGR: NZ2781242304

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