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Three Tuns Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7748 / 54°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.5717 / 1°34'18"W

OS Eastings: 427650

OS Northings: 542297

OS Grid: NZ276422

Mapcode National: GBR KFG7.J4

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.T7RW

Plus Code: 9C6WQCFH+W8

Entry Name: Three Tuns Hotel

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110294

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 (East side)

15/242 Three Tuns Hotel


3 houses, now hotel. Late C18 incorporating earlier building. Painted incised
stucco with painted ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roof with brick
chimneys. 3 storeys, 5 bays. Half-glazed double door at left with side and
overlights in doorcase of narrow fluted pilasters and entablature. Blocked
door in Tuscan doorcase in third bay. Oriels above doors have cornices and
low-pitched hipped roofs; similar treatment to 2-storey canted bay window in
fifth bay. Other windows late C19 sashes with projecting stone sills.
Transverse ridge chimneys in second bay and at left of fifth bay; chimney in
front of ridge in centre and on rear slopein third bay.

Interior: principal stair is open-string, with delicately-carved tread-ends;
slender turned balusters support ramped handrail; wide wreath and curtail;
ramped panelled dado. Second stair on upper floors at right: closed string,
boarded-over balustrade. Central early C19 stair on upper floors. Vertical
studded timber frame in wall between fourth and fifth bays. Entrance hall has
C18 chimney piece with cornice.

Listing NGR: NZ2765042297

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