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Latitude: 54.7366 / 54°44'11"N
Longitude: -1.3505 / 1°21'1"W
OS Eastings: 441914
OS Northings: 538154
OS Grid: NZ419381
Mapcode National: GBR MF0N.DV
Mapcode Global: WHD65.764N
Entry Name: West Lodge, Gate Piers and Gate Tower
Listing Date: 8 December 1967
Last Amended: 11 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120968
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109413
Location: Castle Eden, County Durham, TS27
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Castle Eden
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Blackhall
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 4038-4138 CASTLE EDEN B 1281
(North side, off)
9/1 West Lodge, gate piers
8/12/67 and gate tower (formerly
listed as West Lodge at
Former gate lodge to Castle Eden Estate, with gate piers and tower to left;
c.1800 by William Atkinson. Limestone ashlar; lodge roof not visible.
Lodge: asymmetrical with 2-storey, one-bay tower enclosed to left and rear by
one-storey L-plan wing. Gothick with chamfered plinth, hoodmoulds and embattled
parapets. Tower section has 2-light pointed-arched window with Gothick glazing
bars and similar single-light window above; semi-octagonal gate pier respond to
left; right return with similar windows and tall stepped octagonal stack to rear.
Lower wing has former doorway to left with raised shield above; lancets to rear.
Octagonal piers, about 2.5 metres high, have concave-sided capitals and low
pyramidal caps; gates missing. 4.5-metre high, square gate tower at far left
has embattled parapets, gate pier respond on right return and blocked lancet to
C20 additions to left of lodge and C20 embattled wall of concrete, running west
from gate tower, not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ4191438154
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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