Ravensworth Castle (Nash House), Lamesley - Gateshead

Nash house of 1808 for Sir Thomas Liddell, completed by 1846 but now a ruin following extensive demolition in the 1950s. Urgent repairs were completed by the owners in 2015 following a condition survey commissioned by the Local Authority using Historic England grant-aid. An outline scope of works and costings for repair have also been produced. In-principle agreement with the owner to repair all of the designated heritage assets within the castle complex as ruins on a phased basis, beginning with the scheduled medieval remains.

Ravensworth Castle (Nash House), Lamesley - Gateshead
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    RAVENSWORTH CASTLE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1025151
    Local Planning Authority:
    Gateshead
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Country house

Location

    Building Name:
    Ravensworth Castle (Nash House)
    County:
    Tyne and Wear
    District / Borough:
    Gateshead
    Parish:
    Lamesley
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Blaydon
    Region:
    North East and Yorkshire

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:
    Private
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA