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Gateway, Lodges and Walls at Entrance to Swinburne Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chollerton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0558 / 55°3'20"N

Longitude: -2.1022 / 2°6'7"W

OS Eastings: 393570

OS Northings: 573478

OS Grid: NY935734

Mapcode National: GBR F9RZ.PG

Mapcode Global: WHB1Z.P650

Entry Name: Gateway, Lodges and Walls at Entrance to Swinburne Castle

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239564

Location: Chollerton, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Chollerton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Chollerton St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 97 SW CHOLLERTON A6079

Gateway, lodges and
14/29 walls at entrance to
Swinburne Castle
II*

Gateway, walls and lodges. Late C18. Ashlar with Welsh slate roofs. Cast-iron
railings. Archway flanked by single-storey l-bay lodges and by quadrant walls
with railings.

Archway has to each side a pair of engaged Tuscan columns with round-headed
niches between. The capitals have sprays of oak leaves. Fluted frieze and
cornice. Round arch in archivolt has ox skull with tasseled horns on keystone.
Flanking rectangular panels with Adam-style rosettes and fans. Pediment above
has cartouche with feathers.

Lodges have 4-pane sashes. Fluted frieze and cornice; and corniced parapet
with blind balustraded panels.

Lodge inner returns have plank doors with pulvinated overpanels. Stone corniced
end stacks and hipped roofs.

Low quadrant walls with chamfered coping topped by spearhead railings and urn
finials to principal standards, ending in tall square corniced piers.


Listing NGR: NY9357073478

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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