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The Old Guardhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7662 / 55°45'58"N

Longitude: -2.0034 / 2°0'12"W

OS Eastings: 399887

OS Northings: 652544

OS Grid: NT998525

Mapcode National: GBR G1GR.2S

Mapcode Global: WH9YK.6B8C

Entry Name: The Old Guardhouse

Listing Date: 26 May 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237403

Location: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Berwick-upon-Tweed

Built-Up Area: Berwick-upon-Tweed

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Berwick Holy Trinity and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

1.
840 PALACE GREEN
(South Side)
The Old Guardhouse
NT 9952 11/143
II*
2.
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

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