A detailed view of a 17th century staircase in the Royal County Hotel

Date:
July 1942
Location:
The Royal County Hotel, Old Elvet, County Durham
Reference:
AA42/05748
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

The hotel dates to the late 17th century, has three storeys and seven bays to the south elevation with giant Ionic pilasters. The 17th century staircase has a pierced balustrade carved with foliage, a moulded handrail and end posts with ball finials. It is believed to have been re-sited from Lochleven Castle.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Staircase, Stuart Hotel