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East Lodge to Rokeby Park, Rokeby

Description: East Lodge to Rokeby Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111726

OS Grid Reference: NZ0858713249
OS Grid Coordinates: 408587, 513249
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5145, -1.8689

Location: The Street, Rokeby, Durham DL12 9SE

Locality: Rokeby
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9SE

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Listing Text


14/136 East Lodge to
Rokeby Park



Gate Lodge, early C19 for J.B.S. Morritt. Ashlar; C20 felted roof with brick
stack. Greek Revival style. Pedimented gable front; 2 steps up to Greek
Doric distyle-in-antis porch, enclosing 6-panel door with raised blocks where
rails join stiles, in panelled stone surround. Block corbels to eaves. Small
ridge stack. 2-bay returns show broad recesses with renewed 9-pane sash
windows in panelled surrounds, and central domed niche holding moulded stone
urn. Rear similar door flanked by 2 recesses with small inserted windows.

Historical note: The artist J.S. Cotman mentions in a letter that he had made
suggestions to Mr. Morritt about the lodges, which Morritt intended to take
(Holcomb, 'John Sell Cotman in the Cholmley Archive', North Yorks. County
Record office publication No. 22, 1980).

Listing NGR: NZ0858713249

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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