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39 and 40, Old Elvet

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7751 / 54°46'30"N

Longitude: -1.5688 / 1°34'7"W

OS Eastings: 427835

OS Northings: 542324

OS Grid: NZ278423

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.41

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W74P

Plus Code: 9C6WQCGJ+2F

Entry Name: 39 and 40, Old Elvet

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110383

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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NZ 2742 SE

(North side)
Nos. 39 and 40


2 houses, 1 build. Mid C18. Mottled pinkish brick in English garden wall bond
(6 and 1). Welsh slate roof, brick chimneys. 3 storeys and attic, 2 bays
each. At left of each house a replaced 6-panel door in architrave under
bracketed cornice hood. (No. 39 has low, inserted overlight). Irregular
fenestration: sash windows with glazing bars, some tripartite, under soldier-
course arches. No. 39 has early C19 first-floor oriel at right; ground-floor
window of No. 40 is an early C20 square bay. 4- and 3-brick floor bands;
stepped and dentilled eaves cornice. High-pitched swept roof with 3 inserted
flat-headed dormers and 2 stacks behind ridge, the right rebuilt.

Listing NGR: NZ2783542324

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