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Detention Block North of Central Block, Hm Prison

A Grade II Listed Building in Stafford, Staffordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383968

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Town: Stafford

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

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Listing Text


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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