IRON GATES, POSTS AND RAILINGS 200 METRES NORTH WEST OF LAMBTON CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1311161
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
IRON GATES, POSTS AND RAILINGS 200 METRES NORTH WEST OF LAMBTON CASTLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
IRON GATES, POSTS AND RAILINGS 200 METRES NORTH WEST OF LAMBTON CASTLE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
North Lodge
National Grid Reference:
NZ 29649 52674

Details

NORTH LODGE LAMBTON PARK NZ 25 SE 4/52 Iron gates, posts 1/2/67 and railings 200 metres north-west of Lambton Castle (previously included in the Civil Parish of Harraton) II*

Posts, gates and railings at north-west drive to Lambton Castle. Circa 1820 possibly designed by Ignatius Bonomi. Wrought iron. Large and elaborate gateway: 4 posts, defining carriage and pedestrian entrances; flanking serpentine- plan railings.

Tall posts have corner bars rising to ogee tops with elaborate finials; paired rails with decorative infill including spirals and scrollwork; central lozenges with rams' heads (Lambton insignia). Pair of carriage gates and flanking pedestrian gates have close-set bars and scrolled ogee crests; similar decorative infill between rails; each leaf of carriage gates has a central panel with Achievement of Lambton Arms. Railings have close-set standards with spiked- ball heads and regularly-spaced narrow panels with latticing, scrollwork and ogee crests.

Stone end piers and walls beyond are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2964952674

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
109395
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.

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