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South Lodge to Witton Castle with Walls and Piers Attached and C.3 Metres to South-East, Evenwood and Barony

Description: South Lodge to Witton Castle with Walls and Piers Attached and C.3 Metres to South-East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 111400

OS Grid Reference: NZ1577329304
OS Grid Coordinates: 415773, 529304
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6586, -1.7570

Location: Sloshes Lane, Evenwood, Durham DL14 0LT

Locality: Evenwood and Barony
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL14 0LT

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE
(North side)
South Lodge to
19/6/75 Witton Castle
with walls and
piers attached
and c.3 metres
to south-east


Lodge to Witton Castle (q.v.), with walls and piers in front. Probably early
C19. Lodge coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; roof not
visible. Walls and piers coursed squared sandstone with ashlar coping.
Castellated style. High one-bay gatehouse with 2-storey, 2-bay lodge attached
to left. Low 2-centred heads to portcullis-style entrance arch, with machicolated
parapet above and side arrow slits. Lodge has chamfered surrounds to paired
ground-floor lancets under smaller paired low-2-centred headed lights in right
bay; left bay blank. Parapet has chamfered coping, battlemented over arch;
rear right angle turret. C20 front left addition not of interest. High wall
attached to left has flat coping; square pier at left end has stepped coping
and is rusticated.

Similar pier about 2 metres south-east of lodge arch forms left of pier of side
entrance to estate; right pier is battlemented.

Listing NGR: NZ1577329304

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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