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CLOSE HOUSE LODGE AND GATEWAY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CLOSE HOUSE LODGE AND GATEWAY

List entry Number: 1042802

Location

CLOSE HOUSE LODGE AND GATEWAY, B 6528

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Heddon-on-the-Wall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 238612

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

B6528 NZ 16 NW 20/127

HEDDON-ON-THE-WALL (South side) 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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 12046 66536

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