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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
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
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE NORTH ROAD
NZ 24 SE (East side)
The Battery in
4/288 Wharton Park
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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