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Western Lodge and Grey Lodge, Durham

Description: Western Lodge and Grey Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110524

OS Grid Reference: NZ2605743580
OS Grid Coordinates: 426057, 543580
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7865, -1.5963

Location: Whitesmocks, Durham DH1 4HL

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 4HL

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SE (East side)

4/471 Western Lodge and
Grey Lodge


Villa, now 2 separate houses. Early C19 incorporating early C18 house in rear
wing. Incised stucco with plinth and painted ashlar dressings; rear wall of
wing English garden wall bond brick (5 and one); Welsh slate roof with rendered
chimneys and yellow pots. Main elevation: 2 storeys, 3 and 4 bays; giant
pilasters frame end bays; sash windows have glazing bars and projecting stone
sills. Left return entrance to Grey Lodge has bracketed hood; right return
has principal entrance at right in Ionic porch, and 2-storey square projecting
bay at left under hipped roof. Low-pitched hipped roof has ridge chimneys
with octagonal pots. Rear wing has 16-pane sashes.

Interior: original 6-panel doors and architraves, and corniced chimney-pieces,
throughout; entrance loggia has tiled floor and arcaded windows; re-used early
C18 stair of one long flight and long landing balustrade has panelled closed
string, moulded panelled handrail on turned balusters, square newels with half-
balusters. Rear wing has moulded beams in kitchen.

Listing NGR: NZ2605743580

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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