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The Royal County Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7756 / 54°46'32"N

Longitude: -1.5713 / 1°34'16"W

OS Eastings: 427677

OS Northings: 542378

OS Grid: NZ276423

Mapcode National: GBR KFG6.MW

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.T7ZB

Plus Code: 9C6WQCGH+6F

Entry Name: The Royal County Hotel

Listing Date: 30 April 1971

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110392

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
30.4.71 (No 59 only)

(North side)
Nos. 56, 57, 58 and 59
(The Royal County Hotel)


3 houses, now part of hotel. Nos. 56-58 early C19, No. 59 late C18, all with
alterations. Incised stucco with plinth, Welsh slate roofs, brick chimneys.
3 storeys, 9 windows in all. Ground floors of Nos. 56-58 removed or altered
for hotel purposes and to provide car park entrance. Scattered fenestration
above, some later C19 sashes and an oriel, 2 wide early C20 first-floor oriels.
Rebuilt stacks at junction of Nos. 56 and 57, and shared stack between Nos.
58 and 59. No. 59 is much less altered. Central C19 6-panel door in architrave
with pulvinated frieze and pedimented hood on brackets. 2 early-C19 sashes in
architraves at either side. On first floor 2 mid-C19 hip-roofed oriels and on
second floor two tripartite windows. All windows sashes, intermediate glazing
bars removed. Stone alternating quoins; moulded and modillioned stone eaves
cornice. Nos. 56-58 included for group value and integral with hotel.

Listing NGR: NZ2767742378

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