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House of Correction

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239054

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CHAREWAY LANE
1.
5334 House of Correction

NY 9364 8/121A 24.5.73.

II

2.
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
1876.


Listing NGR: NY9326964645

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