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Latitude: 52.8123 / 52°48'44"N
Longitude: -2.118 / 2°7'4"W
OS Eastings: 392140
OS Northings: 323871
OS Grid: SJ921238
Mapcode National: GBR 16Q.RBD
Mapcode Global: WHBDT.FKMV
Entry Name: Detention Block North of Central Block, Hm Prison
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Last Amended: 16 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195384
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383968
Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16
Electoral Ward/Division: Coton
Built-Up Area: Stafford
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Stafford St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ9223NW GAOL ROAD
590-1/9/26 (East side)
17/12/71 Detention block north of Central
block, H.M. Prison
(Formerly Listed as:
Detention Block at HM Prison to
North of Central block)
Also known as: The Crescent, H.M. Prison GAOL ROAD.
Detention block. 1832-3, by Joseph Potter Jnr; altered and
enlarged 1861-6, by R Griffiths. Brick with ashlar dressings;
slate roof. 3-storeys; symmetrical range with concave facade
and gabled centre. Modillioned brick eaves. Central entrance.
3 round-headed windows above entrance have lintels with
enriched 'finial' keys and cast-iron casements, that to centre
with segmental pediment dated 1864; windows to cells altered
at a later date. Massive air shafts with panelled sides.
(Victoria County History of Staffordshire: Greenslade MW: A
History of Stafford, taken from VCH: London: 1979-: 204-5).
Listing NGR: SJ9214023871
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