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Bastion Behind No. 50 and Wall Attached

A Grade I Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7755 / 54°46'31"N

Longitude: -1.575 / 1°34'30"W

OS Eastings: 427434

OS Northings: 542368

OS Grid: NZ274423

Mapcode National: GBR KFF6.TX

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.S75C

Plus Code: 9C6WQCGF+5X

Entry Name: Bastion Behind No. 50 and Wall Attached

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110454

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

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NZ 2742 SW (West side, off)

14/399 Bastion behind No. 50
and wall attached


Castle wall and bastion. Date uncertain; late medieval. Coursed squared
sandstone with ashlar dressings. High wall part of North Bailey; bastion
of 2 storeys with round north wall. High 4-course chamfered plinth; stone
side steps behind No. 2 Owengate lead to first floor chamfered-Tudor arched
door. Parapet with sloped coping.

Interior has round-headed openings on 3 north faces; chamfered-Tudor arched
door to rear under corbelled brick arch in thickness of wall.

Listing NGR: NZ2743442368

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