DEER SHELTER IN AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1297608
Date first listed:
21-Apr-1952
Statutory Address:
DEER SHELTER IN AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK, AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
DEER SHELTER IN AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK, AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bishop Auckland
National Grid Reference:
NZ 21595 30444

Details

BISHOP AUCKLAND

NZ2130 AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK 634-1/8/94 Deer shelter in Auckland Castle Park 21/04/52

GV I

Deer shelter. c1760. For Bishop Richard Trevor. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Roof missing. Gothick style. Rectangular enclosure formed by arcaded walks with solid walls on inside, arched entrance at north-east and tower at south-west. Outer walls have pointed arches, 15 on each long side, with voussoirs resting on impost mouldings of square piers. Crocketed pinnacles on diagonal corner buttresses and on piers flanking entrance arch. 2-stage tower flanked by 6 arches each side has canted battlemented ground-floor projection with pointed arched windows, glazing missing. Blind cross slits above arcades, and on gateway and tower. First floor has blind quatrefoils. North-west passage has opening on inner face to central enclosure. Passages have internal cross arches at corners, with some brick patching.

Listing NGR: NZ2159530444

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
385606
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 31 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06970/18
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