This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
RABY WITH KEVERSTONE B 6279 NZ 02 SE (North side, off) 8/80 The Old Lodge 14/9/66 II*
Defensible house. Probably late medieval for Neville family of Raby Castle.
Late C19 porches. Coursed pinkish coarse sandstone rubble with quoins, boulder plinth and ashlar dressings; main roof not visible; stone-flagged roof on extension, with gable coping. L-plan. 3 storeys, 2 wide bays, with left set-back one-storey, one-bay extension, and rear porch. South elevation: partly-glazed door to right of centre in chamfered irregular-block surround; flanking inserted paired windows have lattice leading; similar C20 glazing to irregular fenestration, with 2 rectangular lights in chamfered surrounds on each upper floor. Embattled parapet, on concave-moulded string, has corbelled machicolation over door, and octagonal stone chimney at centre of left bay. Left extension has filleted boarded door in inner return of porch breaking forward at left, and paired C19 sashes at right. Left return of main block has part plinth, butt join and diagonal mark suggesting former external stone stair of which lower part projected from gable; hollow- chamfered window above. Left return of extension has boulder plinth except to porch; gable has chamfered coping, raised at apex. Right return of main block has one window on each upper floor. Rear has blocked 2-light ground- floor window opposite door; small light at left on first floor; blocked second- floor light; corbelled chimney to left of centre on second floor. Rear wing has 3 inserted windows; embattled porch in inner return with stop-chamfered low-2-centred-arched surround to studded door.
Interior reported by occupant to have 10 ft. wide, 6 ft. deep stone-arched ground-floor fire; 2-storey upper floor with gallery.
Listing NGR: NZ0901922183
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
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Ashlar, Rubble, Sandstone, Stone, Medieval Fortified House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan House, Domestic, Dwelling, Defence