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Durham Prison C Wing, Durham

Description: Durham Prison C Wing

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110366

OS Grid Reference: NZ2782742134
OS Grid Coordinates: 427827, 542134
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7734, -1.5689

Location: 2 Palmers Garth, Durham DH1 3HN

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (South side, off)

15/313 Durham Prison C wing


Prison accommodation block. Dated 1850 above west window. Probably by Bonomi
and Cory. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof
with stone gable copings and stock brick ventilation stack. South elevation;
4 storeys, 11 bays. Small barred windows have chamfered stone surrounds, most
with cambered heads, some square-headed and paired in left bay on 3 lower floors.
Left return gable has 3 tripartite stair windows in raised stone surrounds; tall
central window has segmental-headed date panel in lintel; keyed Venetian top
window. Block kneelers on moulded brackets.

Listing NGR: NZ2782742134

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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