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Dryderdale Lodge with Entrance Piers and Walls to South, South Bedburn

Description: Dryderdale Lodge with Entrance Piers and Walls to South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111976

OS Grid Reference: NZ0933932897
OS Grid Coordinates: 409339, 532897
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6910, -1.8566

Location: Shull Bank, Bedburn, Durham DL13 3NR

Locality: South Bedburn
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 3NR

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Listing Text

NZ 03 SE
(West side)
10/174 Dryderdale Lodge
with entrance
piers and walls
to south

Lodge, now a private house, with piers and walls formerly the entrance to
Dryderdale (q.v.). Circa 1879 by Waterhouse for Alfred Backhouse. House
sandstone rubble with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof
with stone gable copings. Walls rubble with ashlar coping; ashlar piers.
House T plan with central leg on south elevation facing former drive. South
elevations one storey, 3 bays, with porch at right of projecting gabled
central bay. 2 steps up to chamfered segmental-headed open arch, flanked by
diagonal buttresses with offsets, under flush ashlar band and steeply-pitched
gable on moulded kneelers. Short catslide roof links porch with central
projection. Boarded inner door from left return of porch into catslide
section. 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows in front gable and under
catslide; relieving arch and slit in gable peak. Left bay has tall corniced
external chimney stack, battered above eaves level; corniced chimneys on front
gable ridge and on rear external stack. Right return gable similar to front.
C20 flat-roofed rear extension is not of interest.

Quadrant entrance walls terminate in low chamfered piers with plinths,
broached from chamfers to bands under low pointed octagonal coping.

Listing NGR: NZ0933932897

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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