47, 48 AND 49, OLD ELVET


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47, 48 AND 49, OLD ELVET


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Statutory Address:
47, 48 AND 49, OLD ELVET

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

County Durham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 27767 42352


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/06/2017

NZ 2742 SE 15/335

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OLD ELVET (North side) Nos. 47, 48 and 49

(Formerly listed as Nos. 47 and 48, previously listed as Nos. 48 and 49)



II* Incorporating No. 49. Terrace of three houses, now two. Early C18. Dark red brick, in English garden wall bond, on stone-coped plinth. Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. three storeys and attic, eleven bays in all: 2, 5 and 4. In bays three and four from left, steps up to six-panel paired doors with tall overlights in Doric doorcase. Sash windows with glazing bars, in box frames under segmental brick arches, with tall shaped and reeded stone keys rising to four-brick floor bands (except on top floor plain soldier arches). High-pitched roof with swept eaves and deep soffit; end, centre and rear stacks. Segment-headed double and single dormers inserted.

Interiors reported to have dogleg open-string stairs with ramped, moulded handrails on slender column balusters; ramped, panelled dado.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2776742352


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Johnson, F F , Historic Staircases of Durham City, (1970)


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

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Date: 23 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/03606/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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