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Dryderdale Lodge with Entrance Piers and Walls to South

A Grade II Listed Building in South Bedburn, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.691 / 54°41'27"N

Longitude: -1.8566 / 1°51'23"W

OS Eastings: 409339

OS Northings: 532897

OS Grid: NZ093328

Mapcode National: GBR HGG6.V5

Mapcode Global: WHC4Z.GC34

Entry Name: Dryderdale Lodge with Entrance Piers and Walls to South

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111976

Location: South Bedburn, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: South Bedburn

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

SOUTH BEDBURN SHULL BANK
NZ 03 SE
(West side)
10/174 Dryderdale Lodge
with entrance
piers and walls
to south
GV II

Lodge, now a private house, with piers and walls formerly the entrance to
Dryderdale (q.v.). Circa 1879 by Waterhouse for Alfred Backhouse. House
sandstone rubble with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof
with stone gable copings. Walls rubble with ashlar coping; ashlar piers.
House T plan with central leg on south elevation facing former drive. South
elevations one storey, 3 bays, with porch at right of projecting gabled
central bay. 2 steps up to chamfered segmental-headed open arch, flanked by
diagonal buttresses with offsets, under flush ashlar band and steeply-pitched
gable on moulded kneelers. Short catslide roof links porch with central
projection. Boarded inner door from left return of porch into catslide
section. 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned windows in front gable and under
catslide; relieving arch and slit in gable peak. Left bay has tall corniced
external chimney stack, battered above eaves level; corniced chimneys on front
gable ridge and on rear external stack. Right return gable similar to front.
C20 flat-roofed rear extension is not of interest.

Quadrant entrance walls terminate in low chamfered piers with plinths,
broached from chamfers to bands under low pointed octagonal coping.


Listing NGR: NZ0933932897

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