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Gateway to Devon County Prison

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7281 / 50°43'41"N

Longitude: -3.532 / 3°31'55"W

OS Eastings: 291971

OS Northings: 93168

OS Grid: SX919931

Mapcode National: GBR P0.PRN1

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.1TH

Plus Code: 9C2RPFH9+66

Entry Name: Gateway to Devon County Prison

Listing Date: 18 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418121

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX4

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: Duryard and St James

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Exeter St David

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

(North-east Side)
Gateway to Devon
County Prison
SX 9193 SE 1/135
The prison was built in 1853 (John Hayward, Archt) on the site of a "Bridewell"
erected in 1810, of which the central heavily rusticated and vermiculated stone
gateway remains. This was the work of George Moneypenny, Archt, and was suggested
by the side doors at Burlington House, London.

Listing NGR: SX9197193168

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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