Close House Lodge And Gateway

Date:
21 Aug 1999
Location:
Close House Lodge And Gateway, B 65278, Heddon On The Wall, Castle Morpeth, Northumberland
Reference:
IOE01/00188/17
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HEDDON-ON-THE-WALL B6528 NZ 16 NW (South side) 20/127 Close House lodge and gateway

II

Lodge, gatepiers, screen walls and railings. Early C19 and early C20. Ashlar and iron. Lakeland slate roof.

Octagonal rusticated gatepiers, with widely-projecting cornices and ball finials, flanked by short stretches of low walling with plain railings; beyond these are serpentine walls c. 6 ft. high with rounded coping, and pilasters.

Similar but lower walls continue along the road for c. 40 yards in each direction and end in square corniced piers.

Wall immediately to left of gateway is broken by the end wall of the later lodge.

Single storey, 3 x 1 bays. Raised alternating quoins. Central stone porch, with pilasters, cornice and blocking course, flanked by canted bay windows with stone pent roofs. Twin gables with large obliquely-set modillions and moulded coping. Corniced ridge stack. On left return (i.e. breaking into serpentine wall to left of gateway) a C20 window in raised alternating-block surround under similar gable.

Listing NGR: NZ1204666536

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Black_J.H. IOE Records for Black, J.H.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mrs J.H. Black. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Black, J.H.

Rights Holder: Black, J.H.

Keywords

Ashlar, Iron, Georgian Gate Pier, Victorian Unassigned, Curtain Wall, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier, Defence, Fortification, Lodge, Domestic, Railings