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North Lodges to Raby Castle, with North Quadrant Wall Attached, and Gates, Raby with Keverstone

Description: North Lodges to Raby Castle, with North Quadrant Wall Attached, and Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111440

OS Grid Reference: NZ1324922053
OS Grid Coordinates: 413249, 522053
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5935, -1.7965

Location: A688, Raby with Keverstone, Durham DL2 3AG

Locality: Raby with Keverstone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3AG

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Listing Text

NZ 12 SW
(West side)
North Lodges to
14/9/66 Raby Castle, with
north quadrant
wall attached,
and gates


Castle gate lodges, piers, gates. C18, by J. Carr. Coursed squared sandstone
with plinth, quoins and ashlar dressings; pantiled roof on rear extension, main
roof not visible. Wall coursed squared sandstone. Gates wrought and cast iron.
Gothic style. One-storey, one-bay lodges linked by pedestrian gateways to
gatepiers. Embattled lodges have wide shuttered openings with flat stone sills
and lintels in bowed full-height central projections; blind arrow loops in narrow
corner sections. Parapet band continuous with flat coping of walls containing
segmental-headed pedestrian gateways with voussoirs. Square gate piers have
cross loops, obscured by notice boards, under projecting embattled parapets.
Quadrant wall attached to north lodge has gabled coping and ends at stone stile
for public footpath. Pedestrian and vehicle gates have scroll-headed principals;
tied Gothic arcading in narrow panels; central horizontal panel with flower
pattern; Jacobean-style headed square-section uprights. Some details missing
at time of survey. Rear of lodges shows bowed projections similar to those at

Listing NGR: NZ1324922053

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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