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Part of Boundary Wall at HM Prison, Namely Approximately 130 Metres of North East Facing Wall Fronting Sandford Road, and Approximately 50 and 40 Metres of North West Facing Wall Fronting Springfield

A Grade II Listed Building in Chelmsford, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7365 / 51°44'11"N

Longitude: 0.4844 / 0°29'3"E

OS Eastings: 571640

OS Northings: 207121

OS Grid: TL716071

Mapcode National: GBR PKK.384

Mapcode Global: VHJK2.BMX4

Plus Code: 9F32PFPM+JP

Entry Name: Part of Boundary Wall at HM Prison, Namely Approximately 130 Metres of North East Facing Wall Fronting Sandford Road, and Approximately 50 and 40 Metres of North West Facing Wall Fronting Springfield

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352593

Location: Trinity, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Chelmsford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Springfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Description


1.
5213 SPRINGFIELD ROAD
(South Side)
Part of boundary wall
at HM Prison, namely
approximately 130 metres
of north-east facing wall
fronting Sandford Road,
and approximately
50 and 40 metres of
north-west facing wall
fronting Springfield Road
TL 70 NW 7/217

II

2.
Built between 1823-26, the boundary wall survives in part, the central north
gatehouse having been rebuilt. The north-west facing wall has 7 stone buttresses
with hollow chamfers each side of the entrance. Stone corbel table top course.
The north-east and north-west returns having bastions. All the wall is stone
faced with rustications and blind, round headed niches in each face, head voussoired.
Pilasters on each return with 'arrow-slits', capped with stone string and parapet.
North-east facing wall of red brick in Flemish garden wall bond with 18 semi-circular
buttresses each with conical top. Conical section to brick coping. Designed
by Thomas Hopper.


Listing NGR: TL7164007121

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