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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 25, OLD ELVET

List entry Number: 1121409



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1971

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110371

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15/318 No. 25 30/4/71 GV II

House, mid-late C18 with alterations. Incised stucco with plinth. Welsh slate roof with rendered brick copings and chimney. 3 storeys, 3 bays, irregular. 5-panel door in hollow-chamfered surround under swell frieze and stone cornice hood on modern iron brackets. 2-storey canted outer bays. Stair windows at intermediate levels to left of door. All windows sashes, some early C19 but without glazing bars. Right end chimney. Gable copings on kneelers. 2 C20 wide dormers. Boot scraper recess by door.

Interior reported to have 2 staircases, one open-string and dog-legged with ramped handrail on column and vase balusters; the second at rear incorporating re-used parts of lower flight of main stair.

Included for group value.

Source: F.J. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City Durham 197O.

Listing NGR: NZ2795942240

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Johnson, F F , Historic Staircases of Durham City, (1970)

National Grid Reference: NZ 27938 42248


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