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WEST LODGE, GATE PIERS AND GATE TOWER

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: WEST LODGE, GATE PIERS AND GATE TOWER

List entry Number: 1120968

Location

WEST LODGE, GATE PIERS AND GATE TOWER, B 1281

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Castle Eden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Oct-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109413

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 4038-4138 CASTLE EDEN B 1281 (North side, off)

9/1 West Lodge, gate piers 8/12/67 and gate tower (formerly listed as West Lodge at Parklands) II

Former gate lodge to Castle Eden Estate, with gate piers and tower to left; c.1800 by William Atkinson. Limestone ashlar; lodge roof not visible.

Lodge: asymmetrical with 2-storey, one-bay tower enclosed to left and rear by one-storey L-plan wing. Gothick with chamfered plinth, hoodmoulds and embattled parapets. Tower section has 2-light pointed-arched window with Gothick glazing bars and similar single-light window above; semi-octagonal gate pier respond to left; right return with similar windows and tall stepped octagonal stack to rear. Lower wing has former doorway to left with raised shield above; lancets to rear.

Octagonal piers, about 2.5 metres high, have concave-sided capitals and low pyramidal caps; gates missing. 4.5-metre high, square gate tower at far left has embattled parapets, gate pier respond on right return and blocked lancet to rear.

C20 additions to left of lodge and C20 embattled wall of concrete, running west from gate tower, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4191438154

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National Grid Reference: NZ 41914 38154

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