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West Lodge and Gateway to Chillingham Castle, Chillingham

Description: West Lodge and Gateway to Chillingham Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 237527

OS Grid Reference: NU0562725509
OS Grid Coordinates: 405627, 625509
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5233, -1.9124

Location: Chillingham, Northumberland NE66 5NJ

Locality: Chillingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 5NJ

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Listing Text


5/61 West Lodge and Gateway
to Chillingham Castle


Lodge and gateway. Dated 1835 on lodge. By Edward Blore for the Earl of Tankerville.
Dressed stone. Welsh slate roof. Tudor and Jacobean styles.

Lodge: L-shaped, 1½ storeys, 2 bays. Gabled projecting left bay has stone-roofed
canted bay window on ground floor, 2-light window under hoodmould above. Casement
windows with double-chamfered surrounds. Blank right bay with front lean-to. Gabled
coping, kneelers and finials to roof. Offcentre transverse stack with 2 diagonal
shafts. Small gabled porch on left return.

Wide curved wall, stepped up on right to lodge. Lower left section with 2 end and
two central square piers with roll moulded ogee caps and similar finials. Central
piers have cast iron gates with obelisk finials and flanking, 2-stage square
towers on plinths of wall height. Each has 2 x 2 arcaded lower stage with roll-
moulded ogee roof dying into diagonally-set upper stage with similar top and finial.

Listing NGR: NU0562725509

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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