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Bastion Behind No. 50 and Wall Attached, Durham

Description: Bastion Behind No. 50 and Wall Attached

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110454

OS Grid Reference: NZ2743442368
OS Grid Coordinates: 427434, 542368
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7755, -1.5750

Location: Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NP

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (West side, off)

14/399 Bastion behind No. 50
and wall attached


Castle wall and bastion. Date uncertain; late medieval. Coursed squared
sandstone with ashlar dressings. High wall part of North Bailey; bastion
of 2 storeys with round north wall. High 4-course chamfered plinth; stone
side steps behind No. 2 Owengate lead to first floor chamfered-Tudor arched
door. Parapet with sloped coping.

Interior has round-headed openings on 3 north faces; chamfered-Tudor arched
door to rear under corbelled brick arch in thickness of wall.

Listing NGR: NZ2743442368

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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