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Timber Loft

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7728 / 54°46'22"N

Longitude: -1.5754 / 1°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 427411

OS Northings: 542070

OS Grid: NZ274420

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.QW

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R9ZF

Plus Code: 9C6WQCFF+4R

Entry Name: Timber Loft

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110151

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

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NZ 2742 SW (North side, off)

14/102 Timber loft


Timber loft and store room. Medieval and later. Timber frame with brick nogging;
and sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; some brick. Welsh slate roof. Long
loft with a vehicle passage under; storage rooms flank passageway. 2 loft floors,
making 3 low storeys; probably 8 bays. Brick and stone building east of
passageway has side steps on north to upper loft door; passageway with timber-
framed north wall has wood steps to lower loft; stone-walled west part partly
obscured by adjoining buildings. Stone west part has louvred C20 loft ventilators;
west gable wall has 3-light wood-mullioned ground floor window; 2 rows of 3
blocked triangular ventilation holes alternately placed; gable contains 2-light
leaded casement under wood lintel. Interior: large arched trusses support floors
and form roof over passageway.

Listing NGR: NZ2741042071

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