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Description: 2 Barns (Durham Prison Officer's Club)
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110251
OS Grid Reference: NZ2787041991
OS Grid Coordinates: 427870, 541991
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7721, -1.5683
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE HALLGARTH STREET
NZ 2741 NE (East side)
17/199 2 barns (Durham Prison
2 barns. Part of Durham Priory farm, now part of club. Late medieval.
Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; pantiled roofs, the right with one row
of Welsh slates at eaves, with stone gable copings. First build at left one
storey, 6 bays. Chamfered plinth. Inserted door and windows in modern openings;
wall tapered above plinth. Corbelled-out eaves band. Second build one storey,
3 bays. Paired inserted windows and high chamfered plinth. Interior of first
build: arch-braced, slightly-arched tie beans on jowled posts; queen-posts with
struts and longitudinal bracing to purlins. Beams renewed in fourth and fifth
trusses, and some struts renewed. Upper part of roof ceiled over. Interior of
second build: similar trusses, partly renewed.
Listing NGR: NZ2787041991
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Source: English Heritage
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