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Iron Gates, Posts and Railings 200 Metres North West of Lambton Castle, North Lodge

Description: Iron Gates, Posts and Railings 200 Metres North West of Lambton Castle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 109395

OS Grid Reference: NZ2964952674
OS Grid Coordinates: 429649, 552674
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8680, -1.5395

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
4/52 Iron gates, posts
1/2/67 and railings 200
metres north-west
of Lambton Castle
(previously included
in the Civil Parish
of Harraton)

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

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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