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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: 52, OLD ELVET

List entry Number: 1121417



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: 110390

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NZ 2742 SE 15/337 19/10/62

OLD ELVET (North side) No. 52


House of early C19 appearance but much worked over in C20. Mottled pinkish brick in Flemish bond. Stone plinth, alternating quoins and other dressings. Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 3 storeys, 4 bays. 6-panel door and overlight in modified pilaster-and-entablature surround in 2nd bay. Sash windows with glazing bars and stone sills (bracketed on lower floors) in architraves on ground floor, with corniced stone lintels on first floor and plain lintels above. External louvred shutters on upper floors. First-floor sill band; stone modillioned eaves cornice and blocking course. End chimneys, and a stone-corniced ridge stack.

Interior. reported to have open well closed-string stair with high grip handrail.

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

Listing NGR: NZ2773642360

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: NZ2773642360


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