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Description: Chester Lodge
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109349
OS Grid Reference: NZ2849652306
OS Grid Coordinates: 428496, 552306
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8647, -1.5575
BOURNMOOR CHESTER ROAD
NZ 25 SE 285523
(North side, off)
4/3 Chester Lodge
Gate lodge. 1815 by Ignatius Bonomi for John Lambton, later 1st Earl of
Durham; mid C19 rear wing. Ashlar sandstone; dressed stone rear wing.
Graduated green slate roofs and stone chimney stacks. Originally T-plan with
C19 wing added at right-angles on right rear.
Single-storey, wide 2-bay front. Entrance via small square-plan porch set
back on right return. Porch has 2-leaf door under segmental head. Main block
has tall plinth coped by sill string. Wide canted left bay with 3 windows;
right bay with 2 windows. All replaced sashes in segmental-headed openings
with stepped square-cut reveals. Moulded eaves band. Projecting bay on left
with C20 French windows. Low-pitched roof hipped over canted bay and right
return. 2 low ridge stacks with ornamental C19 chimney-pots. Long single-
storey C19 wing on rear has hipped roof.
Included for group value. C20 rear addition not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ2849652306
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Source: English Heritage
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