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Durham Prison C Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7734 / 54°46'24"N

Longitude: -1.5689 / 1°34'8"W

OS Eastings: 427827

OS Northings: 542134

OS Grid: NZ278421

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.3N

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W920

Plus Code: 9C6WQCFJ+8C

Entry Name: Durham Prison C Wing

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110366

ID on this website: 101310524

Location: The Sands, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 2742 SE (South side, off)

15/313 Durham Prison C wing


Prison accommodation block. Dated 1850 above west window. Probably by Bonomi
and Cory. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof
with stone gable copings and stock brick ventilation stack. South elevation;
4 storeys, 11 bays. Small barred windows have chamfered stone surrounds, most
with cambered heads, some square-headed and paired in left bay on 3 lower floors.
Left return gable has 3 tripartite stair windows in raised stone surrounds; tall
central window has segmental-headed date panel in lintel; keyed Venetian top
window. Block kneelers on moulded brackets.

Listing NGR: NZ2782742134

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