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The Battery in Wharton Park

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7793 / 54°46'45"N

Longitude: -1.5832 / 1°34'59"W

OS Eastings: 426909

OS Northings: 542784

OS Grid: NZ269427

Mapcode National: GBR KFD5.1K

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.N4BH

Entry Name: The Battery in Wharton Park

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110340

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 Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE NORTH ROAD
NZ 24 SE (East side)

The Battery in
4/288 Wharton Park

GV II

Belvedere and gun emplacement. 1858 gift to city from W.L. Wharton. (Latin
inscription on inner face). Coursed squared sandstone retaining wall with
ashlar parapets. 2 platforms linked by walkway. Battlemented parapets,
stepped at left turret, and corbelled walkway; chamfered copings.


Listing NGR: NZ2690942784

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