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Latitude: 54.8648 / 54°51'53"N
Longitude: -1.5577 / 1°33'27"W
OS Eastings: 428484
OS Northings: 552316
OS Grid: NZ284523
Mapcode National: GBR KDK5.KW
Mapcode Global: WHC45.1ZHF
Entry Name: Gateway to North-West of Chester Lodge
Listing Date: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120985
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109348
Location: Bournmoor, County Durham, DH3
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Bournmoor
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Burnmoor
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BOURNMOOR CHESTER ROAD
NZ 25 SE 285523
(North side, off)
4/2 Gateway to north-
west of Chester
Arched gateway, walls, end piers and gates. 1815 by Ignatius Bonomi for John
Lambton, later 1st Earl of Durham. Walls extended in mid C19. Ashlar sandstone.
Tall imposing gateway: semicircular arch, with archivolt and corniced imposts,
framed by Tuscan pilasters; entablature has frieze with raised oblong panel in
moulded surround flanked by carved stone rams' heads (Lambton insignia);
blocking course breaks forward at ends. Flanking lower piers each with raised
fielded panel, cornice and enriched S-scroll bracket. Pair of tall iron gates
have close-set bars and dogbars with spike finials; each leaf has narrow margin
of small cross-braced panels.
1.75-metre high convex quadrant walls, flanking gateway, have plinths and
chamfered copings. Extension walls with flat coping run to square-plan end
piers with low pyramidal caps.
Listing NGR: NZ2848452315
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