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Stable Block and Gatehouses to East of Ravensworth Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamesley, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9268 / 54°55'36"N

Longitude: -1.6377 / 1°38'15"W

OS Eastings: 423316

OS Northings: 559179

OS Grid: NZ233591

Mapcode National: GBR KC0G.7P

Mapcode Global: WHC3X.TFBF

Entry Name: Stable Block and Gatehouses to East of Ravensworth Castle

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303830

Location: Lamesley, Gateshead, NE11

County: Gateshead

Civil Parish: Lamesley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Lamesley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 25 NW LAMESLEY CROSS LANE
(south side, off)

11/64 Stable block and
gatehouses to east of
Ravensworth Castle.

G.V. II

Stables, arches and towers. Circa 1840. Coursed squared sandstone with
ashlar dressings; roof of graduated Westmorland slate. Gothick style.
Eastern gate house: spiked and studded double gate in buttressed
double chamfered 4-centred arch flanked by octagonal towers of three storeys
and one bay with lancet windows to ground and first floor. Later infill over
gate has 3-light stone transomed and mullioned window with label mould;
crenellated parapet on corbels; square towers set back have pyramidal
Westmorland slate roofs. West elevation shows 4-light stone mullioned and
transomed window and a corbelled parapet above arch. Octagonal clock
tower over western arch entrance to stable block. Stable ranges around
courtyard have stone mullioned and transomed windows, coped buttresses and
Tudor arches; some original doors and stable fittings. Western range has
square tower with pointed arches in upper stages and coped crenellated
parapets at north-west corner.


Listing NGR: NZ2331659179

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