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Durham Prison Officer's Club (The Tithe Barn), Durham

Description: Durham Prison Officer's Club (The Tithe Barn)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 110250

OS Grid Reference: NZ2783841974
OS Grid Coordinates: 427838, 541974
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7719, -1.5688

Location: Mavin Street, Durham DH1 3AS

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2741 NE (East side)

17/198 Durham Prison
19/2/70 Officer's Club
(The Tithe Barn)


Barn, now part of club. Part of Durham Priory farm. Medieval. Sandstone
rubble ground floor with ashlar dressings, some renewed; partly renewed timber
frame above, with brick nogging. Roof of pantiles with 2 rows of stone slates
at eaves. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Gable towards street has elliptical-arched
vehicle entrance; close-studded upper part on bressumar. Right return on
rising ground has steps up to door in second bay of close-studded upper floor.
Window at left has inserted ventilator. Hipped roof with bargeboarded gablets.

Interior: painted plaster; roof has 2 top-chamfered slightly-arched tie beams
with arch braces on jowled posts; scout principals tenoned into ties; carpenter's
marks. Upper part of roof ceiled over.

Listing NGR: NZ2783841974

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Source: English Heritage

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