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Hm Young Offender Institution, E Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Grove, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5505 / 50°33'1"N

Longitude: -2.4232 / 2°25'23"W

OS Eastings: 370115

OS Northings: 72386

OS Grid: SY701723

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.3KPY

Mapcode Global: FRA 57TL.V3Q

Plus Code: 9C2VHH2G+5P

Entry Name: Hm Young Offender Institution, E Hall

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382038

Location: Portland, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Grove

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(North side)
HM Young Offender Institution, E


Prison cell block with attached punishment block. Probably
1848. Coursed and squared dressed Portland block, slate roof.
The cell block, to the north adjacent to the N boundary wall
(qv) is linked by a one-storey parapeted entrance lobby and
link to a modified flat-roofed Education building to the S,
behind which is a small rectangular punishment block, all
grouped round a small internal exercise yard. E front has 2
large and 2 smaller segmental-headed iron-barred lights in
flush surrounds and bold cills, with to right plank doors in
square opening down steps; a further entry, left, to Education
building. E Hall is plain coped-gable 2-storey 11-bay
building, with large arched lights to each gable, and very
small segmental-headed barred lights to heavy cills, but blank
central bay over recessed paired doors to each flank.
Punishment block has plain outer walls, entry on N side, roof
concealed by parapet. Education block appears to have been
modified with C20 flat concrete roof, but retains very small
segmental-headed windows in 2 floors. Interior of E Hall, the
cell block, with original structure and fittings, includes
gallery on cast-iron brackets, cell doors, rod roof trusses,
small top lights, but principal lighting to central space from
large gable windows; punishment block interior with top lights
also largely unaltered. The Education building not seen
internally. From the detail it would seem likely that this is
part of the 1848 prison scheme.

Listing NGR: SY7011572386

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