Appendix C: Table C2

Table C2: List of Heritage at Risk in the Durham City Conservation Area

Character Assessment Area

Character Assessment Sub-area

Heritage at Risk
(listed buildings marked with *)
(in the national Heritage At Risk Register = ‡)

Area 1 Peninsula

Castle Walls*‡

Sadler Street

34, 35 and 35a Saddler Street*


Count’s House*

Prebends Bridge*‡

Area 2 Framwellgate

North Road

The Former Miners Hall, 15-17 North Road*

The former Cinema, North Road

The United Bus Company Canteen, North Road*

Railway walls leading to station approach

Milburngate / Sidegate / Crookhall

Milburngate House (demolished 2017)

The Sands, Riverside

The Mortuary Chapel, St. Nicholas Cemetery

St. Nicholas Cemetery stone walls and graveyard

Claypath Area

Claypath No: 18 (former Gas Board offices and latterly Oldfields restaurant), 25, 26 (former Palladium Cinema), 29 (demolished 2017)

Area 3 Crossgate

Western Hill

Industrial buildings near bottom of Back Western Hill


County Hospital, North Road

County Hospital walls (North Road, Waddington Street, Sutton Street)

Flass Well, Flass Street

The Bridge Hotel, North Road

St Bede’s Cemetery walls and some gravestones

Pimlico / Durham School

Walls to the rear of the Observatory

Area 4 Elvet

New Elvet and Old Elvet

Dunelm House, New Elvet


Former Public Swimming Baths, Elvet Riverside

The brick railway bridge abutments associated with Elvet Railway

Mount Joy farmhouse and associated farm buildings

Green Lane / Whinney Hill

Former Durham Johnston School, Whinney Hill (planning permission given for demolition)

Church Street / Hallgarth Street

Church Street No: 31, 32, 33*

The Tithe Barn Durham Prison Officers Club, Hallgarth Street*‡

Area 5 Gilesgate

Upper Gilesgate

Vane Tempest Hall and Stable Blocks*

York House, St Hild’s Lane

Lower Gilesgate

Kepier House

Kepier / Riverside / St Mary Magdalene’s

Chapel of St Mary Magdalene*

19th century brick kiln to north of Kepier Hospital

C.2 The Durham City Neighbourhood Forum, based on public feedback, has identified non-designated heritage assets in Our Neighbourhood outside the Durham City Conservation Area:

  • Sheraton House, Merryoaks

C.3 And additional heritage at risk

  • Dryburn House (Grade II listed), University Hospital of North Durham grounds (planning permission given for demolition)

See also Table C1

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