Gateway, Mortham Tower, Rokeby - County Durham (UA)

Late-medieval gateway to grade I medieval fortified manor house, set within landscaped Rokeby Park (registered grade II*). There is structural movement in the gateway. A support scaffold has been installed due to safety concerns. The flanking courtyard walls are also showing signs of deterioration with some invasive plant growth.

Gateway, Mortham Tower, Rokeby - County Durham (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Mortham Tower
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1160832
    Local Planning Authority:
    County Durham (UA)
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Country house

Location

    Building Name:
    Gateway
    Unitary Authority:
    County Durham (UA)
    Parish:
    Rokeby
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Bishop Auckland
    Region:
    North East and Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade I, RPG grade II*