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Bishop Auckland Cemetery Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Auckland, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6587 / 54°39'31"N

Longitude: -1.6684 / 1°40'6"W

OS Eastings: 421492

OS Northings: 529341

OS Grid: NZ214293

Mapcode National: GBR JGSK.LR

Mapcode Global: WHC58.B5SD

Entry Name: Bishop Auckland Cemetery Lodge

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385745

Location: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bishop Auckland

Built-Up Area: Bishop Auckland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Bishop Auckland

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


634-1/5/114 (East side (off))
Bishop Auckland Cemetery Lodge


Lodge to municipal cemetery. Probably 1884.
MATERIALS: coursed squared stone with ashlar plinth and
dressings and rock faced quoins. Lakeland slate roof,
graduated in part, with stone gable copings and pierced dark
grey terracotta ridge cresting.
PLAN: irregular.
EXTERIOR: Gothic Revival style. Single storey plus attic. 3
windows. Raised dripmould over Tudor-arched boarded door in
steeply gabled porch to left of central bay. Central bay
projects under gable and has canted ground-floor bay with
stone mullions to 2 lights with trefoil tracery, and stone
hipped roof. 3 shouldered lights above with sloping stone
sills, and small slit in gable peak. Wide side buttresses to
left of door and to right of central bay unite the two in one
projection under 2 gables. At left, 3 trefoil heads and
relieving arch to ground-floor window in ashlar surround with
alternate block jambs, and 2-light window with pointed heads
in gabled dormer breaking eaves.
Right bay is set back further with similar windows and with
pointed-arched boarded door with elaborate wrought-iron
hinges, in moulded surround at left. Steeply pitched roof with
ashlar peaks and fleur-de-lys finials. Right set back bay has
roof slightly higher, and of graduated slate, with stubby
right end chimney. Left part has tall stone-coped chimney at
rear. Tall chimney rises from eaves of right return of
entrance projection. Chimney pots all short, square and grey,
possibly stone.

Listing NGR: NZ2149229341

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