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18 and 19, Old Elvet

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7749 / 54°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.5689 / 1°34'8"W

OS Eastings: 427826

OS Northings: 542301

OS Grid: NZ278423

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.34

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W72V

Entry Name: 18 and 19, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 19 October 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110357

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)

15/305 Nos. 18 and 19

2 houses, one build. Late C18 with considerable C19 alterations. Stone plinth. Mottled,
light red brick in English garden wall bond (5 and one). Welsh slate roof
with brick copings and chimneys. 3 storeys, one and 2 bays. 6-panel doors
with overlights (No. 19 blocked, and top door panels glazed), in architraves
under later pedimented hoods, at left of No. 18 and off centre of No. 19.
Tripartite sash windows with glazing bars, those at top and bottom left renewed
early C19, the latter lost bars. Later C19 oriel at first floor left.
3-brick floor bands. Ridge and rear chimneys. Tumbled-in brickwork to gable

Interior: No. 18 reported to have open-string stair with moulded handrail
and 2 turned balusters per tread; square newels with knob finials; continuous
curved tread end. No. 19 has open-string stair with moulded ramped handrail
on diagonal lattice balustrade.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2782642301

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