STREATLAM CASTLE SOUTH LODGES, WITH WALLS, GATES AND RAILINGS ATTACHED

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1310307
Date first listed:
07-Jan-1952
Statutory Address:
STREATLAM CASTLE SOUTH LODGES, WITH WALLS, GATES AND RAILINGS ATTACHED, A688

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Location

Statutory Address:
STREATLAM CASTLE SOUTH LODGES, WITH WALLS, GATES AND RAILINGS ATTACHED, A688

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Streatlam and Stainton
National Grid Reference:
NZ 08537 18787

Details

STREATLAM AND STAINTON A 688 NZ 01 NE (North side) 13/204 Streatlam Castle South Lodges, with walls, gates and 7.1.52 railings attached

II

2 lodges, with gates, dwarf walls and railings, and flanking walls, forming south entrance to Streatlam Castle (now demolished). Circa 1840. Lodges: Sandstone ashlar with plinths; roofs of graduated Lakeland slates. Ashlar walls. Wrought iron gates and railings. Classical style.

West lodge square one-storey, one-bay with projecting centre to/each elevation. Aproned and pedimented sash with glazing bars and architrave in south elevation to road; finely dentilled cornice and high blocking course; pyramidal roof with central banded square chimney. Pedimented architrave to 6-panel door and high overlight in right return facing gates, the pediments of door and window at the same height.

East lodge one storey, 3 bays, each end bay with projecting centres on all sides; south elevation has pedimented window at left, and corniced window in second bay, in same style as window in west lodge; third bay blank. Finely dentilled cornice and high blocking course; hipped roof with 2 corniced ridge chimneys. Left return has pedimented door facing gates similar to that in west lodge.

Quadrant wall attached to west lodge and wall breaking forward from east lodge have low rounded coping.

Low rounded dwarf walls attached to inner faces of lodges carry high railings with blunt-spiked heads, top saltire band and semicircular braces, the upper ones inverted, to high dogbars. Vehicle gates in similar style.

Streatlam Castle was the Bowes family home. J. and B. Green carried out work on the Castle in the early 1840's.

Listing NGR: NZ0853718787

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
111570
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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