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Description: Bede Lodge
Date Listed: 10 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 110440
OS Grid Reference: NZ2648042424
OS Grid Coordinates: 426480, 542424
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7760, -1.5899
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE REDHILLS LANE
NZ 24 SE (South side)
4/385 Bede Lodge
Cemetery lodge and chapel, now house. Dated 1867 on left return lintel.
Chapel of coursed rubble with ashlar plinth and dressings, lodge rendered with
ashlar dressings; roofs of graduated dark slates with flat stone gable copings;
rendered chimneys. L-plan. Chapel has one storey, one bay and 3 in return.
Gabled front has wide 2-centred arch containing inserted boarded doors; cusped
canopied niche above has statue of bearded saint, book in left hand and right
hand broken off (possibly St. Cuthbert holding head of St. Oswald); roll-moulded
gablets on gable coping and carved cross finial. Steeply-pitched roof. 3 small
lancets in returns, one cusped and brought from the C13 Harbour House chapel,
Framwellgate Moor. Right return has rear square turret with pyramidal roof;
trefoil ventilators on each side.
Interior: painted plaster with ashlar dressings; scissor-braced roof.
Lodge of one storey and attics, 3 bays has door under flat stone lintel to left
of chapel and painted boarded section in first bay. Right return, continuous
with chapel, has 2 ground-floor sashes with blind tympana over Carnarvon heads,
and one in gable peak with shouldered lintel.
Later left extension of one storey, 2 bays.
Listing NGR: NZ2648042424
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Source: English Heritage
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