GATEWAY TO NORTH-WEST OF CHESTER LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120985

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: GATEWAY TO NORTH-WEST OF CHESTER LODGE, CHESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: GATEWAY TO NORTH-WEST OF CHESTER LODGE, CHESTER ROAD

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bournmoor

National Grid Reference: NZ 28484 52315

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Details

BOURNMOOR CHESTER ROAD NZ 25 SE 285523 (North side, off) 4/2 Gateway to north- west of Chester Lodge GV II

Arched gateway, walls, end piers and gates. 1815 by Ignatius Bonomi for John Lambton, later 1st Earl of Durham. Walls extended in mid C19. Ashlar sandstone. Classical style.

Tall imposing gateway: semicircular arch, with archivolt and corniced imposts, framed by Tuscan pilasters; entablature has frieze with raised oblong panel in moulded surround flanked by carved stone rams' heads (Lambton insignia); blocking course breaks forward at ends. Flanking lower piers each with raised fielded panel, cornice and enriched S-scroll bracket. Pair of tall iron gates have close-set bars and dogbars with spike finials; each leaf has narrow margin of small cross-braced panels.

1.75-metre high convex quadrant walls, flanking gateway, have plinths and chamfered copings. Extension walls with flat coping run to square-plan end piers with low pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: NZ2848452315

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 109348

Legacy System: LBS

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