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Latitude: 54.7734 / 54°46'24"N
Longitude: -1.5689 / 1°34'8"W
OS Eastings: 427827
OS Northings: 542134
OS Grid: NZ278421
Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.3N
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W920
Entry Name: Durham Prison C Wing
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310524
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110366
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
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OLD ELVET
NZ 2742 SE (South side, off)
15/313 Durham Prison C wing
Prison accommodation block. Dated 1850 above west window. Probably by Bonomi
and Cory. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof
with stone gable copings and stock brick ventilation stack. South elevation;
4 storeys, 11 bays. Small barred windows have chamfered stone surrounds, most
with cambered heads, some square-headed and paired in left bay on 3 lower floors.
Left return gable has 3 tripartite stair windows in raised stone surrounds; tall
central window has segmental-headed date panel in lintel; keyed Venetian top
window. Block kneelers on moulded brackets.
Listing NGR: NZ2782742134
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