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Durham Prison Officer's Club (The Tithe Barn)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7719 / 54°46'18"N

Longitude: -1.5688 / 1°34'7"W

OS Eastings: 427838

OS Northings: 541974

OS Grid: NZ278419

Mapcode National: GBR KFH8.55

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.WB43

Entry Name: Durham Prison Officer's Club (The Tithe Barn)

Listing Date: 19 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110250

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE HALLGARTH STREET
NZ 2741 NE (East side)

17/198 Durham Prison
19/2/70 Officer's Club
(The Tithe Barn)

GV II*

Barn, now part of club. Part of Durham Priory farm. Medieval. Sandstone
rubble ground floor with ashlar dressings, some renewed; partly renewed timber
frame above, with brick nogging. Roof of pantiles with 2 rows of stone slates
at eaves. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Gable towards street has elliptical-arched
vehicle entrance; close-studded upper part on bressumar. Right return on
rising ground has steps up to door in second bay of close-studded upper floor.
Window at left has inserted ventilator. Hipped roof with bargeboarded gablets.

Interior: painted plaster; roof has 2 top-chamfered slightly-arched tie beams
with arch braces on jowled posts; scout principals tenoned into ties; carpenter's
marks. Upper part of roof ceiled over.


Listing NGR: NZ2783841974

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