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Stable Block and Gatehouses to East of Ravensworth Castle, Lamesley

Description: Stable Block and Gatehouses to East of Ravensworth Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303830

OS Grid Reference: NZ2331659179
OS Grid Coordinates: 423316, 559179
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9268, -1.6377

Location: Lamesley, Gateshead NE11 0HN

Locality: Lamesley
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE11 0HN

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

11/64 Stable block and
gatehouses to east of
Ravensworth Castle.


Stables, arches and towers. Circa 1840. Coursed squared sandstone with
ashlar dressings; roof of graduated Westmorland slate. Gothick style.
Eastern gate house: spiked and studded double gate in buttressed
double chamfered 4-centred arch flanked by octagonal towers of three storeys
and one bay with lancet windows to ground and first floor. Later infill over
gate has 3-light stone transomed and mullioned window with label mould;
crenellated parapet on corbels; square towers set back have pyramidal
Westmorland slate roofs. West elevation shows 4-light stone mullioned and
transomed window and a corbelled parapet above arch. Octagonal clock
tower over western arch entrance to stable block. Stable ranges around
courtyard have stone mullioned and transomed windows, coped buttresses and
Tudor arches; some original doors and stable fittings. Western range has
square tower with pointed arches in upper stages and coped crenellated
parapets at north-west corner.

Listing NGR: NZ2331659179

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Source: English Heritage

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