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2 Arcaded Garden Walls, Piers and Stone Lions to North and West of Lambton Castle, North Lodge

Description: 2 Arcaded Garden Walls, Piers and Stone Lions to North and West of Lambton Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109392

OS Grid Reference: NZ2981052627
OS Grid Coordinates: 429810, 552627
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8675, -1.5370

Location: North Lodge, Durham DH3 4PY

Locality: North Lodge
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH3 4PY

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Listing Text

NZ 25 SE
4/49 2 arcaded garden
walls, piers and
stone lions to
north and west of
Lambton Castle

Walls, piers and carved lions. Probably mid C19 ashlar walls and piers; 2
carved stone lions c.1862 by Beale of Newcastle(lions, originally on gables
of demolished Great Hall of Lambton Castle, moved to current position c.1932).

2 separate walls have tall plinths and low arcaded upper sections with regularly-
spaced piers, narrow trefoil-headed pierced arches and moulded coping. L-plan
wall to north of castle, running west for c.55 metres then south for c.15 metres,
has taller square-plan piers, with chamfered edges, at ends and north-west
corner; south-west pier supports a life-sized lion squatting on hind legs and
clasping an ornamental spear. Straight wall, to west of castle, runs west for
c.70 metres; identical taller piers at west end and near east end, the latter
pier supporting an identical stone lion.

Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2981052627

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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