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The Battery in Wharton Park, Durham

Description: The Battery in Wharton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110340

OS Grid Reference: NZ2690942784
OS Grid Coordinates: 426909, 542784
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7793, -1.5832

Location: N Road, Durham DH1 4RB

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 4RB

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SE (East side)

The Battery in
4/288 Wharton Park


Belvedere and gun emplacement. 1858 gift to city from W.L. Wharton. (Latin
inscription on inner face). Coursed squared sandstone retaining wall with
ashlar parapets. 2 platforms linked by walkway. Battlemented parapets,
stepped at left turret, and corbelled walkway; chamfered copings.

Listing NGR: NZ2690942784

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Source: English Heritage

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