DURHAM PRISON CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121407

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: DURHAM PRISON CHAPEL, OLD ELVET

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Location

Statutory Address: DURHAM PRISON CHAPEL, OLD ELVET

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 27840 42159

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OLD ELVET NZ 2742 SE (South side, off)

15/314 Durham Prison Chapel

GV II

Prison chapel. Probably circa 1840, by Bonomi and Cory. Coursed squared sandstone with rendered plinth and ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof has stone gable coping. One storey, 5 bays. Flat stone lintels to boarded doors in first and last bays. Round-arched windows have renewed glazing under stepped voussoirs. Right return has Venetian east window with coloured cross and roundel with head of Christ in painted glass; raised stone surround. All windows have prominent projecting stone sills. Gutter corbels. Roof has 2 conical ridge vents; gable coping has roll finials.

Interior: 11 bays between laminated wood arches of 4 leaves, bolted and tied with metal rods and straps to eaves, and resting on moulded stone corbels at mid-wall height. Similar corbels support west gallery roof which also rests on 2 cast iron narrow columns with decorative capitals. Panelled west vestibule has pierced cross decoration.

2-storey left extension with hipped roof in same materials.

One-storey left extension not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2784042159

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110367

Legacy System: LBS

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