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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.


List entry Number: 1323228



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: I

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: 110188

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14/136 and 16/136 No. 18 30.4.71 GV I

House now shop, incorporating House of Correction in cellar, which extends into land arch of Elvet Bridge. Bridge medieval, prison 1632, house and shop later C19. Coursed squared sandstone House of Correction; shop has ashlar ground floor with yellow Flemish bond brick and ashlar dressings above; Welsh slate roof. Elevation to street: 3 storeys, 4 bays, the left narrower. Arcaded ground floor has 3-panelled doors in end bays and recessed half-glazed central shop door; round or elliptical arches over windows and entrances have upper lights with glazing bars; bays are defined by Tuscan pilasters, paired at right end, under entablature with dentilled cornice. Sashes with glazing bars on upper floors have flat brick arches and projecting stone sills; top left window is blind. Stone eaves band and gutter cornice. Included for bridge and cells below. Interior of House of Correction has elliptical brick arch over wrought iron grille and heavy wood door.

Elvet Bridge Land arch has cells built into it, 2-centred arch with 5 flat ribs, extending under road surface.

Listing NGR: NZ2749642457

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27496 42457


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