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41, Old Elvet

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7751 / 54°46'30"N

Longitude: -1.569 / 1°34'8"W

OS Eastings: 427825

OS Northings: 542328

OS Grid: NZ278423

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.31

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W71N

Entry Name: 41, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160662

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110384

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 SE

(North side)
No. 41


House, mid-late C18. Painted brick; Welsh slate roof with rendered stacks.
3 storeys, 4 windows. In 2nd bay from right a 6-panel door in stone architrave
under wide, moulded cornice hood. Late C19 sash windows in wood architraves
with stone sills. 2 central windows on first floor replaced by late C19 canted
oriel bay with similar sashes. 3-brick floor strings. Large stacks behind
ridge. Cellar coal chute.

Interior reported to have open-string dogleg stair with ramped handrail on 2
turned balusters per tread; decorated tread ends on lower flights.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2782542328

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