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Streatlam Castle South Lodges, with Walls, Gates and Railings Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Streatlam and Stainton, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5642 / 54°33'51"N

Longitude: -1.8695 / 1°52'10"W

OS Eastings: 408537

OS Northings: 518787

OS Grid: NZ085187

Mapcode National: GBR HHDN.2M

Mapcode Global: WHC5K.8J0T

Entry Name: Streatlam Castle South Lodges, with Walls, Gates and Railings Attached

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111570

Location: Streatlam and Stainton, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Streatlam and Stainton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STREATLAM AND STAINTON A 688
NZ 01 NE
(North side)
13/204 Streatlam Castle
South Lodges, with
walls, gates and
7.1.52 railings attached

II

2 lodges, with gates, dwarf walls and railings, and flanking walls, forming
south entrance to Streatlam Castle (now demolished). Circa 1840. Lodges:
Sandstone ashlar with plinths; roofs of graduated Lakeland slates. Ashlar
walls. Wrought iron gates and railings. Classical style.

West lodge square one-storey, one-bay with projecting centre to/each elevation.
Aproned and pedimented sash with glazing bars and architrave in south elevation
to road; finely dentilled cornice and high blocking course; pyramidal roof with
central banded square chimney. Pedimented architrave to 6-panel door and high
overlight in right return facing gates, the pediments of door and window at the
same height.

East lodge one storey, 3 bays, each end bay with projecting centres on all
sides; south elevation has pedimented window at left, and corniced window in
second bay, in same style as window in west lodge; third bay blank. Finely
dentilled cornice and high blocking course; hipped roof with 2 corniced ridge
chimneys. Left return has pedimented door facing gates similar to that in west
lodge.

Quadrant wall attached to west lodge and wall breaking forward from east lodge
have low rounded coping.

Low rounded dwarf walls attached to inner faces of lodges carry high railings
with blunt-spiked heads, top saltire band and semicircular braces, the upper
ones inverted, to high dogbars. Vehicle gates in similar style.

Streatlam Castle was the Bowes family home. J. and B. Green carried out
work on the Castle in the early 1840's.


Listing NGR: NZ0853718787

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