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Description: West Lodge, Walls and Gate Piers
Date Listed: 21 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 237556
OS Grid Reference: NU0179923913
OS Grid Coordinates: 401799, 623913
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5090, -1.9731
NU 02 SW LILBURN LILBURN TOWER
7/92 West Lodge, walls and
gate piers (Previously listed
21.9.51 as Lilburn Tower West Lodge)
Lodge and gateway. 1830-40 by John Dobson. Ashlar with stone roof. L-shaped lodge.
One storey with attic. Neo-Tudor. One-bay gabled front has canted mullion-and-
transom bay window with diamond-paned casements and parapet with roll-moulded
coping. Similar coping to solid porch in angle of L. Windows on returns and to
rear have hoodmoulds which continue as dripstone. Hoodmoulds and diamond panes
also to windows in gables. Big, stone ridge stack with 2 tall, diagonally-set
Left of lodge, plain walling ending in 2 square piers with concave caps. Gateway
to right of lodge: square corniced piers with heavy, concave tops and lead eagles.
Flanking arcades of 5 pointed arches with wrought iron grilles between, all on
chamfered base and capped by roll-moulded coping. Right of this, a plain wall
ends in 2 square piers with concave caps.
Listing NGR: NU0179923913
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Source: English Heritage
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