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Description: The Battery in Wharton Park
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
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE NORTH ROAD
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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