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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: 42, OLD ELVET

List entry Number: 1121415



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110385

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NZ 2742 SE 15/332 19/10/62

OLD ELVET (North side) No. 42


House, now offices, early-mid C18. Painted brick with Welsh slate roof, brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 2 wide bays , irregular. 6-panel door in architrave with side pilasters, bracketed cornice and pediment. At right a full-height canted bay, at left 2 windows on lower floors and tripartite window above, all early C20 sashes in boxes with stone cills. Late C19 bracketed eaves cornice. High-pitched roof with swept eaves; rebuilt right end chimneys on both sides of ridge.

Interior reported to have closed-string stair with ramped handrail and turned balusters.

Source: F.F. Johnson. Historic Staircases of Durham City 1970

Listing NGR: NZ2781642333

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: NZ2781642333


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