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Latitude: 54.5145 / 54°30'52"N
Longitude: -1.8689 / 1°52'7"W
OS Eastings: 408587
OS Northings: 513249
OS Grid: NZ085132
Mapcode National: GBR HJD7.6G
Mapcode Global: WHC5R.8S9H
Entry Name: East Lodge to Rokeby Park
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121678
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111726
Location: Rokeby, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Rokeby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
NZ 0813 ROKEBY GRETA BRIDGE
14/136 East Lodge to
Gate Lodge, early C19 for J.B.S. Morritt. Ashlar; C20 felted roof with brick
stack. Greek Revival style. Pedimented gable front; 2 steps up to Greek
Doric distyle-in-antis porch, enclosing 6-panel door with raised blocks where
rails join stiles, in panelled stone surround. Block corbels to eaves. Small
ridge stack. 2-bay returns show broad recesses with renewed 9-pane sash
windows in panelled surrounds, and central domed niche holding moulded stone
urn. Rear similar door flanked by 2 recesses with small inserted windows.
Historical note: The artist J.S. Cotman mentions in a letter that he had made
suggestions to Mr. Morritt about the lodges, which Morritt intended to take
(Holcomb, 'John Sell Cotman in the Cholmley Archive', North Yorks. County
Record office publication No. 22, 1980).
Listing NGR: NZ0858713249
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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