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Walls Attached to Numbers 12 to 15, Durham

Description: Walls Attached to Numbers 12 to 15

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110140

OS Grid Reference: NZ2726142110
OS Grid Coordinates: 427261, 542110
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7732, -1.5777

Location: Durham DH1 3EQ

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3EQ

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (west end, off)

14/354 Walls attached to
Nos. 12-15


Castle walls. C12, possibly incorporating earlier fabric. High wall with flat
wide buttresses and round-arched opening of Lying House (q.v. in The Colleg),
and slit openings of 'soldiers' walk' - an intra-mural passage allowing separate
access along wall without entering Priory garden. Also incorporates the only
visible remains of the Priory infirmary, now demolished above ground level
except for a wall incorporated in the stables north of the Lying House. Similarly-
buttressed high stretch of wall extends northwards from west range of the castle.

Listing NGR: NZ2725442112

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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