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Latitude: 54.9764 / 54°58'34"N
Longitude: -2.1067 / 2°6'24"W
OS Eastings: 393269
OS Northings: 564645
OS Grid: NY932646
Mapcode National: GBR FBQW.QX
Mapcode Global: WHB2C.M51W
Entry Name: House of Correction
Listing Date: 24 May 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042611
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239054
Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46
Civil Parish: Hexham
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Hexham
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
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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