Castle Wall, behind 3, North Bailey, Durham and Framwellgate - County Durham (UA)

C12 castle wall with base of angle tower. Consists of coursed squared sandstone. Suffering from progressive collapse of wall face and the core requires urgent attention to avoid further substantial failure. A Historic England grant has been awarded for project development and a detailed scheme for repair is currently in preparation.

Castle Wall, behind 3, North Bailey, Durham and Framwellgate - County Durham (UA)
© Niven Architects

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CASTLE WALL BEHIND NO.3
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1322845
  • Local Planning Authority: County Durham (UA)
  • Site Type: Defence > Town defences

Location

  • Building Name: Castle Wall
  • Street Number: 3
  • Street Name: North Bailey
  • Locality: Durham and Framwellgate
  • Unitary Authority: County Durham (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: City of Durham
  • Region: North East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: B
  • Ownership: Charity (non-heritage)
  • Designation: Listed Building grade I, CA