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2 Barns (Durham Prison Officer's Club)

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7721 / 54°46'19"N

Longitude: -1.5683 / 1°34'5"W

OS Eastings: 427870

OS Northings: 541991

OS Grid: NZ278419

Mapcode National: GBR KFH8.84

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.WBC0

Plus Code: 9C6WQCCJ+RM

Entry Name: 2 Barns (Durham Prison Officer's Club)

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110251

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

Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 2741 NE (East side)

17/199 2 barns (Durham Prison
Officers' Club)


2 barns. Part of Durham Priory farm, now part of club. Late medieval.
Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; pantiled roofs, the right with one row
of Welsh slates at eaves, with stone gable copings. First build at left one
storey, 6 bays. Chamfered plinth. Inserted door and windows in modern openings;
wall tapered above plinth. Corbelled-out eaves band. Second build one storey,
3 bays. Paired inserted windows and high chamfered plinth. Interior of first
build: arch-braced, slightly-arched tie beans on jowled posts; queen-posts with
struts and longitudinal bracing to purlins. Beams renewed in fourth and fifth
trusses, and some struts renewed. Upper part of roof ceiled over. Interior of
second build: similar trusses, partly renewed.

Listing NGR: NZ2787041991

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