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House of Correction, Hexham

Description: House of Correction

Grade: II
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

Location: Chareway Lane, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 3HW

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 3HW

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Listing Text

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

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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