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Description: House of Correction
Date Listed: 24 May 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 239054
OS Grid Reference: NY9326964645
OS Grid Coordinates: 393269, 564645
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9764, -2.1067
5334 House of Correction
NY 9364 8/121A 24.5.73.
Circa 1820 addition to a now demolished earlier structure. 2 storeys. Large
dressed stone wall, nipped slate roof, stone chimney.
The building presents a blank wall to the south; the north elevation has a
number of slit windows, 3 on 1st floor, 1 and a triple slit window on the ground
floor. All windows have barbed iron bars.
Interior contains a stair hall, a groined chamber with 2 piers and a fireplace
and an upper room. Much of the cell furniture remains including cast-iron
doors with complex locking devices, and shackle rings. Apparently sold in
Listing NGR: NY9326964645
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Source: English Heritage
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