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The Old Lodge, Raby with Keverstone

Description: The Old Lodge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111445

OS Grid Reference: NZ0901922183
OS Grid Coordinates: 409019, 522183
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5948, -1.8619

Location: Raby with Keverstone, Durham DL2 3LN

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

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Listing Text

NZ 02 SE
(North side, off)
8/80 The Old Lodge

Defensible house. Probably late medieval for Neville family of Raby Castle.
Late C19 porches. Coursed pinkish coarse sandstone rubble with quoins,
boulder plinth and ashlar dressings; main roof not visible; stone-flagged
roof on extension, with gable coping. L-plan. 3 storeys, 2 wide bays, with
left set-back one-storey, one-bay extension, and rear porch. South elevation:
partly-glazed door to right of centre in chamfered irregular-block surround;
flanking inserted paired windows have lattice leading; similar C20 glazing
to irregular fenestration, with 2 rectangular lights in chamfered surrounds
on each upper floor. Embattled parapet, on concave-moulded string, has
corbelled machicolation over door, and octagonal stone chimney at centre of
left bay. Left extension has filleted boarded door in inner return of porch
breaking forward at left, and paired C19 sashes at right. Left return of
main block has part plinth, butt join and diagonal mark suggesting former
external stone stair of which lower part projected from gable; hollow-
chamfered window above. Left return of extension has boulder plinth except
to porch; gable has chamfered coping, raised at apex. Right return of main
block has one window on each upper floor. Rear has blocked 2-light ground-
floor window opposite door; small light at left on first floor; blocked second-
floor light; corbelled chimney to left of centre on second floor. Rear wing
has 3 inserted windows; embattled porch in inner return with stop-chamfered
low-2-centred-arched surround to studded door.

Interior reported by occupant to have 10 ft. wide, 6 ft. deep stone-arched
ground-floor fire; 2-storey upper floor with gallery.

Listing NGR: NZ0901922183

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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