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The Old Guardhouse, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Description: The Old Guardhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 May 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 237403

OS Grid Reference: NT9988752544
OS Grid Coordinates: 399887, 652544
Latitude/Longitude: 55.7662, -2.0034

Location: Palace Street, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 1HR

Locality: Berwick-upon-Tweed
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 1HR

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Old Guardhouse
NT 9952 11/143
A simple and dignified small stone building of the C18, facing down Palace
Street, with a portico of 4 Tuscan columns and pediment. There is a recess
behind the columns, with a door and 2 windows at the back and a door at
each end. The wings each contain 1 window. Over the door is a board
inscribed "Formerly in Marygate, rebuilt on this site 1843". Disused
and the windows boarded up at time of survey. Interior contains 2 rooms,
with a vaulted windowless prison chamber between.

Listing NGR: NT9988752544

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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