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PRIORY PRISON AND FORMER STABLES NORTH OF NUMBER 15

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PRIORY PRISON AND FORMER STABLES NORTH OF NUMBER 15

List entry Number: 1323259

Location

PRIORY PRISON AND FORMER STABLES NORTH OF NUMBER 15, THE COLLEGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110145

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE COLLEGE NZ 2742 SW (North side, off)

14/96 Priory prison and 6/5/52 former stables north of No. 15

GV I

Stables and lofts, incorporating part of reredorter of priory, and priory prison beneath. Stables now public conveniences. Medieval and C19. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. Prison has ground-floor round-headed entrance, with draw-bar slot, at left of stable block, which has 2 boarded and one Dutch doors, and two 2-light windows, in left part; 7 inserted square-headed windows at right. First floor has 3 loft openings with wood lintels over boarded door at left and louvres, some renewed, at right. Hipped roof.

Interior: prison in basement has stone newel stair to ground floor; 3 bays visible at west end; possibly 5 further bays at east, now blocked. Altered arcades have round columns with scalloped capitals surrporting chamfered segmental arches now blocked to form north and south walls of chamber. North wall of stable block said to show sills of reredorter south windows. Graded for medieval parts.

Source: W. Page, V.C.H, 1928, reprint 1968, p. 131.

Listing NGR: NZ2726942103

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Durham, (1928), 131

National Grid Reference: NZ 27269 42103

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