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Streatlam Castle South Lodges, with Walls, Gates and Railings Attached, Streatlam and Stainton

Description: Streatlam Castle South Lodges, with Walls, Gates and Railings Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 111570

OS Grid Reference: NZ0853718787
OS Grid Coordinates: 408537, 518787
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5642, -1.8695

Location: A688, Stainton, Durham DL12 8TT

Locality: Streatlam and Stainton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 8TT

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Listing Text

NZ 01 NE
(North side)
13/204 Streatlam Castle
South Lodges, with
walls, gates and
7.1.52 railings attached


2 lodges, with gates, dwarf walls and railings, and flanking walls, forming
south entrance to Streatlam Castle (now demolished). Circa 1840. Lodges:
Sandstone ashlar with plinths; roofs of graduated Lakeland slates. Ashlar
walls. Wrought iron gates and railings. Classical style.

West lodge square one-storey, one-bay with projecting centre to/each elevation.
Aproned and pedimented sash with glazing bars and architrave in south elevation
to road; finely dentilled cornice and high blocking course; pyramidal roof with
central banded square chimney. Pedimented architrave to 6-panel door and high
overlight in right return facing gates, the pediments of door and window at the
same height.

East lodge one storey, 3 bays, each end bay with projecting centres on all
sides; south elevation has pedimented window at left, and corniced window in
second bay, in same style as window in west lodge; third bay blank. Finely
dentilled cornice and high blocking course; hipped roof with 2 corniced ridge
chimneys. Left return has pedimented door facing gates similar to that in west

Quadrant wall attached to west lodge and wall breaking forward from east lodge
have low rounded coping.

Low rounded dwarf walls attached to inner faces of lodges carry high railings
with blunt-spiked heads, top saltire band and semicircular braces, the upper
ones inverted, to high dogbars. Vehicle gates in similar style.

Streatlam Castle was the Bowes family home. J. and B. Green carried out
work on the Castle in the early 1840's.

Listing NGR: NZ0853718787

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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