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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.


List entry Number: 1121656



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Startforth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111772

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11/181 Startforth Lodge


House. Early C19 remodelled and enlarged 1853 for Robert and Mary Lodge. South and East elevations squared tooled stone with tooled ashlar dressings; north wall coursed rubble, west wall rendered. Graduated Lakeland slate roof.

2 storeys, 3 + 1 bays. Chamfered plinth. Left part has central carved door with 2 shoulder-arched glazed panels and 2-pane overlight, in open wood porch under shaped spandrels and pent stone slab roof; slab above inscribed 'R & M LODGE' with date. 12-pane sash windows with tooled lintels and slightly- projecting sills. Hipped roof with 2 stepped-and-banded stacks on ridge.

2-bay right return shows similar sashes, with ground-floor canted bay on left and 2-storey corniced bay on right. Rear shows central arched stair window, with radial head in surround with imposts on keystone.

Interior: Inner door with coloured glass and overlight. 6-panel doors and folding panelled shutters throughout. Arches on consoles to stair hall; dog- leg cut-string stair with stick balusters, moulded newels, moulded and wreathed handrail, curtail step and shaped tread ends.

Listing NGR: NZ0461616254

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National Grid Reference: NZ 04616 16254


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